2006 Code of Virginia § 19.2-390.01 - Use of Virginia crime code references required
19.2-390.01. Use of Virginia crime code references required.
If any criminal warrant, indictment, information, presentment, petition,summons, charging document issued by a magistrate, or dispositional documentfrom a criminal trial, involves a jailable offense, it shall include theVirginia crime code references for the particular offense or offensescovered. When Virginia crime codes are provided on charging and dispositionaldocuments, the Virginia crime codes shall be recorded and stored for adultoffenders in: criminal history computer systems maintained by the StatePolice; court case management computer systems maintained by the SupremeCourt of Virginia; probation and parole case management computer systemsmaintained by the Department of Corrections and the Virginia Parole Board;pretrial and community corrections case management computer systemsmaintained by the Department of Criminal Justice Services; and jailmanagement computer systems maintained by the State Compensation Board. TheDepartment of Juvenile Justice shall record and store Virginia crime codesfor particular offenses related to juveniles in case management computersystems.
Virginia crime codes shall only be used to facilitate administration andresearch, and shall not have any legal standing as they relate to aparticular offense or offenses.
(2003, c. 148.)
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