The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 16: Education

Chapter 5: SECRETARY OF EDUCATION

Sub-Chapter 4: Access To Criminal Records

16 V.S.A. § 253. Confidentiality of records



§ 253. Confidentiality of records

(a) Criminal records and criminal record information received under this subchapter are designated confidential unless, under State or federal law or regulation, the record or information may be disclosed to specifically designated persons.

(b) The Secretary, a superintendent, or a headmaster may disclose criminal records and criminal record information received under this subchapter to a qualified entity upon request, provided that the qualified entity has signed a user agreement and received authorization from the subject of the record request. As used in this section, "qualified entity" means an individual, organization, or governmental body doing business in Vermont that has one or more individuals performing services for it within the State and that provides care or services to children, persons who are elders, or persons with disabilities as defined in 42 U.S.C. § 5119c. (Added 1997, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2013, No. 56, § 7c, eff. May 30, 2013.)