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232.149 Records of criminal or juvenile justice agencies.

1. The taking of a child into custody under the provisions of section 232.19 shall not be considered an arrest.

2. Records and files of a criminal or juvenile justice agency concerning a child involved in a delinquent act are public records, except that a criminal or juvenile justice agency shall not release the name of a child until a complaint is filed pursuant to section 232.28 and criminal history data is subject to the provisions of chapter 692. The records are subject to sealing under section 232.150 unless the juvenile court waives its jurisdiction over the child so that the child may be prosecuted as an adult for a public offense.

Section History: Early form

[C66, 71, 73, 75, 77, § 232.15; C79, 81, § 232.149]

Section History: Recent form

83 Acts, ch 186, § 10057, 10201; 85 Acts, ch 173, §15; 94 Acts, ch 1172, §26; 95 Acts, ch 191, § 18, 19

Internal References

Referred to in § 216A.136, 232.150, 232.151, 692A.13

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