Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/49

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PUBLIC LAW 105-251—OCT. 9, 1998 112 STAT. 1879 procedures, and standards established by the Council under Article VI; (4) provide for the establishment of a Council to monitor III System operations and to prescribe system rules and procedures for the effective and proper operation of the III System for noncriminal justice purposes; and (5) require the FBI and each Party State to adhere to III System standards concerning record dissemination and use, response times, system security, data ciuality, and other duly established standards, including those that enhance the accuracy and privacy of such records. ARTICLE III—RESPONSIBILITIES OF COMPACT PARTIES (a) FBI RESPONSIBILITIES. —The Director of the FBI shall— (1) appoint an FBI Compact officer who shall— (A) administer this Compact vathin the Department of Justice and among Federal agencies and other agencies and organizations that submit search requests to the FBI pursuant to Article V(c); (B) ensure that Compact provisions and rules, procedures, and standards prescribed by the Council under Article VI are complied with by the Department of Justice and the Federal agencies and other agencies and organizations referred to in Article III(1)(A); and (C) regulate the use of records received by means of the III System from Party States when such records are supplied by the FBI directly to other Federal agencies; (2) provide to Federal agencies and to State criminal history record repositories, criminal history records maintained in its database for the noncriminal justice purposes described in Article IV, including— (A) information from Nonparty States; and (B) information from Party Stjites that is available from the FBI through the III System, but is not available from the Party State through the III System; (3) provide a telecommunications network and maintain centralized facilities for the exchange of criminal history records for both criminal justice purposes and the noncriminal justice purposes described in Article FV, and ensure that the exchange of such records for criminal justice purposes has priority over exchange for noncriminal justice purposes; and (4) modify or enter into user agreements with Nonparty State criminal history record repositories to require them to establish record request procedures conforming to those prescribed in Article V. (b) STATE RESPONSIBILITIES. —Each Party State shall— (1) appoint a Compact officer who shall— (A) administer this Compact within that State; (B)l ensure that Compact provisions and rules, procedures, and standards established by the Council under Article VI are complied with in the Stjite; and (C) regulate the in-State use of records received by means of the III System from the FBI or from other Party States; (2) establish and maintain a criminal history record repository, which shall provide—