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Title 15 : Domestic Relations

Chapter 021 : ABUSE PREVENTION

Subchapter 003 : ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

(Cite as: 15 V.S.A. § 1154a)
  • § 1154a. Agency use of designated address; law enforcement agency

    (a) If requested in person by a program participant to the person creating the record prior to the creation of the record, and upon proof of participation in the program established by this chapter, a law enforcement agency shall use the participant's substitute address in:

    (1) a summons or complaint for a violation within the jurisdiction of the judicial bureau as set forth in 4 V.S.A. § 1102.

    (2) a citation to appear under Rule 3 of the Vermont Rules of Criminal Procedure; or

    (3) an accident report filed with the department of motor vehicles.

    (b) Nothing in this subchapter shall prevent a law enforcement agency from requiring that a program participant provide his or her actual address upon request from the agency.

    (c) A law enforcement agency may, in its discretion, use a substitute address in any record released by the agency. (Added 2001, No. 28, § 6, eff. May 21, 2001.)