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SECTION 843
Division homepage on the internet
Executive (EXC) CHAPTER 18, ARTICLE 35
§ 843. Division homepage on the internet. 1. Definitions. For the
purposes of this section the following terms shall have the following
meanings:

(a) "Internet" shall mean an international computer network of both
federal and non-federal interoperable packet switched data networks
which users may access through a service provider.

(b) "Homepage" shall mean an individual site or address of a document
or file where particular information can be located.

2. The commissioner shall construct, operate and maintain a homepage
on the internet for the purpose of providing a mechanism for the wide
dissemination of information relating to criminal justice issues.

3. The homepage directed to be created by this section shall include
pictures and such other information as the commissioner deems necessary
pertaining to missing children who resided in New York at the time of
their disappearance or whose parent, parents or legal guardian currently
reside in New York state.

4. Such homepage shall also contain pictures and information regarding
the ten most wanted criminals in New York state as determined by the
superintendent of state police.

5. Such homepage shall also contain the subdirectory maintained
pursuant to section one hundred sixty-eight-q of the correction law.

6. The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary
to carry out the provisions of this section. Such rules and regulations
shall include procedures for determining whether issues of
confidentiality or constitutionality exist with regard to any
information proposed to be included on the homepage created by the
division. Where there is a question as to whether the dissemination of
certain information by the state would be a violation of confidentiality
or of an individual's constitutional rights, such information shall not
be included on the division's homepage.