Rules on Release of Criminal Information Are Liberalized By Harrison Weber I Iowa Dally Press Association) DBS MOINES - The federal department of justice has liberalized its rules governing the release of criminal information. It's now permissible for a state to release information to reporters, and others, about a person's prior arrest record. That's not possible in Iowa, though, because the state has one of the toughest laws in the country on dissemination of Bundts Host Guest From Colorado Times Herald New« S«rvlc« WALL LAKE - Randy Bahr of Castle Rock, Colo., was a Tuesday overnight guest of Keith Bundt in the Ken Bundt home. Lori Bundt accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Francis Tunnick, Jean and Karen of Odebolt to Wayne, Neb. Sunday where they attended the Wayne State-vs-U.N.O. Women's Softball game. s\ • > going steady RINGS IN 10 KARAT GOLD AND DIAMOND Times Herald, Carroll, la. Friday, April 2, 1976 criminal information. The actual record of a person convicted of a crime is open, for inspection, but there is rio'central depository in Iowa, such as the state bureau of criminal investigation, where a person can go to check on the person's prior criminal history. A person must go to the court of record to check. Changes announced by the U.S. Department of Justice permit the release of such information by a central depository. The changes by the federal department of justice came after extensive hearings by the department and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. Under the 1973 crime cortrol act, LEAA, was required to insure adequate protection of such information in local, state or interstate computer systems funded by the LEAA. The initial regulations required express state or local Astrology The ring that shows it's not just a fling. It's more than a friendship ring. Not quite an engagement ring. But something special .for that special relationship... the going steady years. LOEHR'S JEWELRY Westgate Mall ARIES (March 21-April 19) You look at things idealistically today, without neglecting your duties for enjoyment when the day's work is done. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) The motives behind your actions today will be charitable, though you'll do your utmost to conceal your generosity. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) A friend who holds you in high esteem will be working in your behalf without your knowledge today. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Something you desire to do today may seem unrealistic to the casual observer, but you'll know it can be done if you're willing to pay the price. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Make it a point to praise another for something you may have played a major part in accomplishing. This could boost his ego. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) An old friend can be extremely helpful today. If you need anything, from a. buck to a bicycle pump, go to him first. statutory authority to distribute conviction or nonconviction information for noncriminal justice purposes, such as employment, licensing, and media access. . Under the amended regulations, there are no restrictions on the distribution of conviction data, nor on criminal history information contained in court records of public judicial proceedings. Arrest information where prosecution is pending also would be available. The amended regulations would no longer require express authority to distribute nonconviction records for noncriminal justice purposes, but would permit such dissemination if it "is pursuant to and can be construed from the general requirement" in the state or local statute or order. So far, there is no indication that the Iowa Legislature will amend the state statute to permit the release of criminal information from a central depository as was the practice for years before the law was changed in 1973. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) If you're fortunate enough to work with someone today whose goals are attuned to yours, you can both be assured of accomplishment. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Business matters still involve you today, but negotiate knowing the seller is as anxious to profit as you are eager to buy. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Your normally excellent sense of humor will be especially valuable to you today in gaining the favor of co-workers. Use it. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) One of the best things you can do today is to spring a pleasant surprise on your mate. Make a special wish come true. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Friends you are obligated to will have a better time at your house today than if you take them out. And so will you. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) If you seek the return of something you've loaned, a gentle reminder will do the trick. It's been on the other person's conscience anyway. YOUR BIRTHDAY April 3,1976 The experiences of the past, both bitter and sweet, will give you the fortitude to pursue your ambitions this coming year. Your experiences were not in vain. r ^:-WS?"#*'* 1 :'* - • 2nd ANNIVERSARY SALE! YOUR CHOICE OF ANY SANDWICH ONiy when YOU buy another one at the regular price Good ... '' '" MOM. & TUBS. April 5 & 6 • This would be a great day to treat a friend at Dairy Queen. Pickyour favorite and treat your friend for j ust ; a dime—because that's all the second sandwich costs! Better yet, bring the whole family and let everybody treat each other. TO DEAL MOM.. ^ Dairy Queen • SUPER braziers* H^ '* 'o'v ~J • BIG braziers* v • braziers* • SUPER brazier* Chili Dogs GOTO DAIRYQUEEM' DAIRY QUEEN BRAZIER Hiway 30 and N. West St. Carroll °f f -' Am ' D - Q - Cor P- t c > Copyright 1976, Am. D.Q. 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