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692.3 Redissemination.

1. A peace officer, criminal or juvenile justice agency, or state or federal regulatory agency shall not redisseminate criminal history data outside the agency, received from the department or bureau, unless all of the following apply:

a. The data is for official purposes in connection with prescribed duties of a criminal or juvenile justice agency.

b. The agency maintains a list of the persons receiving the data and the date and purpose of the dissemination.

c. The request for data is based upon name, fingerprints, or other individual identification characteristics.

2. Notwithstanding subsection 1, paragraph "a", the department of human services may redisseminate criminal history data obtained pursuant to section 692.2, subsection 1, paragraph "c", to persons licensed, registered, or certified under chapters 135C, 237, 237A, 238, and 600 for the purposes of section 135C.33, section 237.8, subsection 2, and section 237A.5. A person who receives information pursuant to this subsection shall not use the information other than for purposes of section 135C.33, section 237.8, subsection 2, section 237A.5, or section 600.8, subsections 1 and 2. A person who receives criminal history data pursuant to this subsection who uses the information for purposes other than those permitted by this subsection or who communicates the information to another person except for the purposes permitted by this subsection is guilty of an aggravated misdemeanor.

3. A peace officer, criminal or juvenile justice agency, or state or federal regulatory agency shall not redisseminate intelligence data outside the agency, received from the department or bureau or from any other source, except as provided in subsection 1.

4. Notwithstanding subsection 1, paragraph "a", the Iowa department of public health may redisseminate criminal history data obtained pursuant to section 692.2, subsection 1, paragraph "f", to administrators of facilities licensed under chapter 125 which admit juveniles. Persons who receive criminal history data pursuant to this subsection shall not use this information other than for the purpose of screening employees and applicants for employment in substance abuse programs which admit juveniles and are licensed under chapter 125. A person who receives criminal history data pursuant to this subsection and who uses it for any other purpose or who communicates the information to any other person other than for the purposes permitted by this subsection is guilty of an aggravated misdemeanor.

Section History: Early form

[C75, 77, § 749B.3; C79, 81, § 692.3; 81 Acts, ch 38, § 4; 82 Acts, ch 1120, § 2]

Section History: Recent form

83 Acts, ch 96, § 157, 159; 83 Acts, ch 153, § 22; 87 Acts, ch 59, § 2; 88 Acts, ch 1249, § 20; 94 Acts, ch 1130, §18; 95 Acts, ch 191, § 35

Internal References

Referred to in § 692.2, 692.20


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