2010 Pennsylvania Code
Chapter 91 - Criminal History Record Information
9104 - Scope.

     § 9104.  Scope.
        (a)  General rule.--Except for the provisions of Subchapter B
     (relating to completeness and accuracy), Subchapter D (relating
     to security) and Subchapter F (relating to individual right of
     access and review), nothing in this chapter shall be construed
     to apply to:
            (1)  Original records of entry compiled chronologically,
        including, but not limited to, police blotters and press
        releases that contain criminal history record information and
        are disseminated contemporaneous with the incident.
            (2)  Any documents, records or indices prepared or
        maintained by or filed in any court of this Commonwealth,
        including but not limited to the minor judiciary.
            (3)  Posters, announcements, or lists for identifying or
        apprehending fugitives or wanted persons.
            (4)  Announcements of executive clemency.
        (b)  Court dockets, police blotters and press releases.--
     Court dockets, police blotters and press releases and
     information contained therein shall, for the purpose of this
     chapter, be considered public records.
        (c)  Substitutes for court dockets.--Where court dockets are
     not maintained any reasonable substitute containing that
     information traditionally available in court dockets shall, for
     the purpose of this chapter, be considered public records.
        (d)  Certain disclosures authorized.--Nothing in this chapter
     shall prohibit a criminal justice agency from disclosing an
     individual's prior criminal activity to an individual or agency
     if the information disclosed is based on records set forth in
     subsection (a).
        (e)  Noncriminal justice agencies.--Information collected by
     noncriminal justice agencies and individuals from the sources
     identified in this section shall not be considered criminal
     history record information.
     (Dec. 14, 1979, P.L.556, No.127, eff. imd.; June 11, 1982,
     P.L.476, No.138, eff. 180 days)

        1982 Amendment.  Act 138 amended subsecs. (a) and (b).
        1979 Amendment.  Act 127 deleted subsec. (d) and relettered
     subsec. (e) to (d) and subsec. (f) to (e).
        Cross References.  Section 9104 is referred to in sections
     9102, 9122 of this title.

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