Maine Revised Statutes

§3308-A. Dissemination of juvenile intelligence and investigative record information by a Maine criminal justice agency

The following provisions apply to the dissemination of juvenile intelligence and investigative record information collected by or at the direction of or kept in the custody of any Maine criminal justice agency. [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]

1. Definitions.   As used in this section, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.
A. "Administration of juvenile justice" means activities relating to the anticipation, prevention, detection, monitoring or investigation of known, suspected or possible juvenile crimes. "Administration of juvenile justice" includes the collection, storage and dissemination of juvenile intelligence and investigative record information relating to the administration of juvenile justice. [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
B. "Criminal justice agency" has the same meaning as in Title 16, section 803, subsection 4. [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
C. "Dissemination" has the same meaning as in Title 16, section 803, subsection 5. [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
D. "Executive order" has the same meaning as in Title 16, section 803, subsection 6. [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
E. "Juvenile intelligence and investigative record information" means information of record collected by a criminal justice agency or at the direction of a criminal justice agency or kept in the custody of a criminal justice agency while performing the administration of juvenile justice. "Juvenile intelligence and investigative record information" includes information of record concerning investigative techniques and procedures and security plans and procedures prepared or collected by a criminal justice agency or another agency. "Juvenile intelligence and investigative record information" does not include criminal history record information as defined in Title 16, section 703, subsection 3 or intelligence and investigative record information as defined in Title 16, section 803, subsection 7. [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
F. "State" has the same meaning as in Title 16, section 803, subsection 8. [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
G. "Statute" has the same meaning as in Title 16, section 803, subsection 9. [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Information part of proceeding.   To the extent the juvenile intelligence and investigative record information has been made part of the court records of a juvenile proceeding, dissemination of that juvenile intelligence and investigative record information by a Maine criminal justice agency must be as provided by section 3307 and section 3308.
[ 2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Limited dissemination.   Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, juvenile intelligence and investigative record information is confidential and may be disseminated by a Maine criminal justice agency only to:
A. Another criminal justice agency; [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
B. A person or public or private entity as part of performing the administration of juvenile justice; [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
C. A juvenile accused of a juvenile crime or that juvenile's agent or attorney for adjudicatory or dispositional purposes if authorized by:
(1) The responsible prosecutorial office or prosecutor; or
(2) A court rule or court order of this State or of the United States.
As used in this paragraph, "agent" means a licensed professional investigator, an expert witness or the juvenile's parents, guardian or legal custodian; [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
D. A juvenile crime victim or that victim's agent or attorney if authorized by:
(1) Statute; or
(2) A court order.
As used in this paragraph, "agent" means a licensed professional investigator or an immediate family member if, due to death, age, physical or mental disease, disorder or intellectual disability or autism, the victim cannot realistically act on the victim's own behalf; [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
E. A federal court, the District Court, including when it is exercising the jurisdiction conferred by section 3101, the Superior Court or the Supreme Judicial Court and an equivalent court in another state; and [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
F. A person or public or private entity expressly authorized to receive the juvenile intelligence and investigative record information by statute, executive order, court rule, court decision or court order. "Express authorization" means language in the statute, executive order, court rule, court decision or court order that specifically speaks to intelligence or investigative record information or specifically refers to a type of intelligence or investigative record. [2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2013, c. 267, Pt. D, §1 (NEW).