(a) All applications for criminal
history record inspection must include a current set of the record subject's
fingerprints taken by a GCIC employee or trained employee of a local criminal
justice agency. GCIC personnel will request identification documentation at
time of fingerprinting.
Applications are processed upon payment of a $3.00 fee payable in cash or money
1. GCIC will issue receipts for cash
2. Money orders shall be
made payable to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
(c) GCIC will accept applications from 8:00
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for State holidays.
Appointments are preferred.
(2) An attorney may, upon written application
and payment of fees, inspect and obtain a copy of his or her client's criminal
history record maintained by GCIC.
General processing procedures:
(a) Pursuant to these Rules, a local criminal
justice agency may prescribe its own applicable forms and procedures for a
record subject, or his or her attorney, to review and obtain a
copy of the record subject's criminal history record.
(b) Local agencies may charge reasonable fees
to offset costs of handling inspection requests.
Agencies providing record inspection
services shall impose only such procedures and restrictions reasonably
1. Ensure the integrity of its
2. Verify the identity of
those who seek to inspect their records; verification procedures may include
orderly and efficient inspection procedures.
(4) Criminal history records determined by
GCIC or other criminal justice agencies to be in error shall be corrected
without undue delay; the record subject or attorney of representation shall be
notified when record corrections have been made.
(5) For criminal history records determined
by GCIC or other criminal justice agencies as accurate, the individual may
initiate further actions under the provisions of Georgia law.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 140-2-.10
Original Rule entitled "Procedures Whereby An Individual May Access His
Criminal History Record File" adopted F. Feb. 25,
1976; eff. Mar. 16, 1976.
New Rule entitled "Procedures for an Individual to Inspect His Criminal
History Record File" adopted. F. Jan. 7,
1983; eff. Feb. 1, 1983, as specified by the Agency.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. Sept. 6,
1984; eff. Oct. 8, 1984, as specified by the Agency.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. July 2,
1986; eff. July 22, 1986.
F. July 7, 1988; eff.
July 27, 1988.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. Nov. 7,
1990; eff. Nov. 27, 1990.
F. Dec. 2, 1992; eff.
Dec. 22, 1992.
New Rule of same title adopted. F. Mar. 4,
1998; eff. Mar. 24, 1998.
Rule entitled "Procedures for Criminal Record Inspection by Record
Subjects". F. Sept. 5, 2002; eff.
Sept. 25, 2002.
Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F.
Sept. 25, 2007, eff.
Oct. 15, 2007.