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NCJ Number: 49069 Find in a Library
Title: COMPILATION OF STATE AND FEDERAL PRIVACY LAWS, 1978-1979
Author(s): R F SMITH
Corporate Author: Privacy Journal
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 170
Sponsoring Agency: Privacy Journal
Providence, RI 02908
Sale Source: Privacy Journal
P.O. Box 28577
Providence, RI 02908
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS THAT PROTECT THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ARE CITED AND DESCRIBED BRIEFLY, AND THE TEXTS OF REPRESENTATIVE LAWS ARE REPRINTED.
Abstract: THE 1978-1979 EDITION OF THE ANNUAL COMPILATION IS UPDATED THROUGH JULY 1978 AND ADDS 30 CITATIONS TO THOSE INCLUDED IN THE 1977-1978 EDITION. APPROXIMATELY 400 STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS REGULATING RECORDKEEPING ABOUT INDIVIDUALS ARE CITED. THE LAWS RELATE TO ARREST RECORDS, BANK RECORDS, CREDIT REPORTING AND INVESTIGATION, CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS, GOVERNMENT DATA BANKS, MEDICAL RECORDS, POLYGRAPH TESTS OF EMPLOYEES, PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATIONS, SCHOOL RECORDS, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, TAX RECORDS, AND WIRETAPS. PRIVACY STATUTES AND STATE CONSTITUTIONS ARE ALSO CITED. THE PREPONDERANCE OF THE PUBLICATION CONSISTS OF THE TEXTS OF SELECTED STATUTES; E.G., THE FLORIDA ARREST RECORDS LAW, AND THE IOWA AND FEDERAL LAWS ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS. A CHART SHOWS WHICH STATES HAVE SPECIFIC PROTECTIONS AMONG THEIR LAWS AND STATUTES. SEE ALSO NCJ-41683.
Index Term(s): Arrest records; Criminal justice information systems; Federal Code; Privacy and security; State laws
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