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Regulations Governing Juvenile Record Information and the Virginia Juvenile Justice Information System [6 VAC 35 ‑ 160]
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Chapter Information
Description The regulation establishes standards governing the form and content of juvenile record information submitted to the Virginia Juvenile Justice Information System, ensuring the integrity of the data, protecting the confidentiality of the juvenile record information, and governing the security and dissemination of information in accordance with law.
State Authority General authority to issue regulations: Code of Virginia § 66-10. Specific authority to regulate juvenile record information: Code of Virginia § 16.1-223 (B)
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Kristen Peterson  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: PO Box 1110
PO Box 1110
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)588-3902    FAX: (804)371-6497    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Comprehensive Review of 6VAC35-160 Final Governor's office has completed its review - Next step is Submission to the Registrar.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Issue regulations mandated by law (Code of Virginia § 16.1-223 (B))governing data submissions to the Virginia Juvenile Justice information System and the confidentiality, security, and appropriate disclosure of juvenile record information. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/16/2004.