SB74: Crimes Against Minors and Sex Offender Registry; use of data by SAVIN.

SENATE BILL NO. 74
Offered January 10, 2007
Prefiled December 21, 2007
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 9 of Title 9.1 a section numbered 9.1-922, relating to the Crimes Against Minors and Sex Offender Registry.
Patron-- Howell

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Chapter 9 of Title 9.1 a section numbered 9.1-922 as follows:

§ 9.1-922. Use of Registry data by Statewide Automated Victim Notification (SAVIN) system; confidentiality.

Upon request of the Compensation Board, the Department of State Police shall provide the Statewide Automated Victim Notification (SAVIN) system with Registry data in an electronic format. The Board or its contractor may use the data for verification of registrant status and notification of victims and law enforcement regarding changes in status of persons on the Registry and shall ensure the confidentiality and security of the data.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.