Section 943.08, Florida Statutes 2004
943.08 Duties; Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Systems Council.--
(1) The council shall facilitate the identification, standardization, sharing, and coordination of criminal and juvenile justice data and other public safety system data among federal, state, and local agencies.
(2) The council shall review proposed plans and policies relating to the information system of the Department of Corrections, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the Department of Juvenile Justice, and the Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of determining whether the departments' strategic information technology resource development efforts will facilitate the effective identification, standardization, sharing, and coordination of criminal and juvenile justice data and other public safety system data among federal, state, and local agencies. The council shall make recommendations as it deems appropriate to the executive director and the secretaries of these departments. Those recommendations shall relate to the following areas:
(a) The management control of criminal and juvenile justice information systems and applications supported by the departments.
(b) The installation and operation of criminal and juvenile justice information systems by the departments and the exchange of such information with other criminal and juvenile justice agencies of this state and other states, including federal agencies.
(c) The operation and maintenance of computer hardware and software within criminal and juvenile justice information systems maintained by the departments.
(d) The physical security of the systems, to prevent unauthorized disclosure of information contained in the systems and to ensure that the criminal and juvenile justice information in the systems is accurately updated in a timely manner.
(e) The security of the systems, to ensure that criminal and juvenile justice information is collected, processed, stored, and disseminated in such manner that it cannot be modified, destroyed, accessed, changed, purged, or overlaid by unauthorized individuals or agencies.
(f) The purging, expunging, or sealing of criminal and juvenile justice information upon order of a court of competent jurisdiction or when authorized by law.
(g) The dissemination of criminal and juvenile justice information to persons or agencies not associated with criminal justice when such dissemination is authorized by law.
(h) The access to criminal and juvenile justice information maintained by any criminal or juvenile justice agency by any person about whom such information is maintained for the purpose of challenge, correction, or addition of explanatory material.
(i) The training, which should be provided to employees of the departments and other state and local criminal and juvenile justice agencies in the proper use and control of criminal and juvenile justice information.
(j) The characteristics, structures, and communications technologies needed to allow the transmittal of, sharing of, access to, and utilization of information among the various state, local, private, and federal agencies, organizations, and institutions in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
(k) The installation and operation of a statewide telecommunications and data network, to be called the Florida Criminal Justice Intranet Service Network, for which the Department of Law Enforcement will serve as custodial manager and which will be capable of electronically transmitting text and image data, including electronic mail and file transport, among criminal justice agencies within the state.
(l) The installation and operation, when feasible, of equipment in each of the judicial circuits capable of electronically transmitting over the Florida Criminal Justice Intranet Service Network digitized photographs and live-scan fingerprint images of each criminal defendant convicted or found guilty, at the time and place of such disposition.
(m) Such other areas as relate to the collection, processing, storage, and dissemination of criminal and juvenile justice and other public safety system information, including the development of criteria, policies, and procedures for the standardization of criminal and juvenile justice data and information-transfer protocols for transmitting such data.
(3) The council shall develop and approve a strategic plan pursuant to the requirements set forth in s. 186.022. Copies of the approved plan shall be transmitted, electronically or in writing, to the Executive Office of the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, and the council members.
(4) It is the policy of this state and the intent of the Legislature that all further installation, enhancement, and planned utilization of equipment capable of transmitting telecommunications and data which are performed by any state court, the clerks of the court, state or local law enforcement agencies, or the departments referred to in this section be implemented in a manner to assure that such equipment is compatible with the Florida Criminal Justice Intranet Service Network standards.
History.--s. 6, ch. 74-386; s. 1, ch. 77-174; s. 4, ch. 78-323; s. 13, ch. 80-409; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-10; s. 1, ch. 82-46; s. 2, ch. 83-265; s. 5, ch. 85-224; ss. 5, 6, 7, ch. 87-177; s. 5, ch. 91-429; s. 1, ch. 94-99; s. 33, ch. 95-267; s. 4, ch. 96-388; s. 39, ch. 97-271; s. 37, ch. 97-286; s. 14, ch. 98-94; s. 10, ch. 98-251; s. 31, ch. 2001-64.