A. The Central Criminal Records Exchange shall operate as a separate division within the Department of State Police and shall be the sole criminal record-keeping agency of the Commonwealth, except for (i) the Department of Juvenile Justice pursuant to Chapter 10 ( § 16.1-222 et seq. ) of Title 16.1, (ii) the Department of Motor Vehicles, (iii) for purposes of the DNA data bank, the Department of Forensic Science and (iv) for the purpose of making parole determinations pursuant to subdivisions 1 , 2 , 3 and 5 of § 53.1-136 , the Virginia Parole Board.
B. The Superintendent of State Police is hereby authorized to employ such personnel, establish such offices, and acquire such equipment as shall be necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter and is also authorized to enter into agreements with other state agencies for services to be performed for it by employees of such other agencies.
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