A.R.S. 41-710 - Information technology personnel; criminal history records; definitions
A. Before accepting an offer of employment, an applicant for an information technology position in the department of administration shall submit a full set of fingerprints to the department of administration for the purpose of obtaining a state and federal criminal records check pursuant to section 41-1750 and Public Law 92-544. The director of the department of administration shall request personnel who were employed in information technology positions on or before July 18, 2000 to submit a full set of fingerprints if the director determines that it is necessary to ensure the privacy, confidentiality or integrity of data within the department's control. The department of public safety may exchange this fingerprint data with the federal bureau of investigation.
B. The department of administration shall not disclose information obtained pursuant to subsection A of this section except to members of the department's staff solely for the purpose of employment of information technology personnel by the department.
C. For the purposes of this section:
1. "Applicant" means any person who seeks employment as a new hire or any employee of the department of administration who seeks a transfer, a reclassification or a reassignment to an information technology position.
2. "Information technology position" means any position that is in the department of administration, that requires the operation of computer systems that contain or transmit data to which access is restricted by virtue of applicable federal or state laws, rules or regulations and that requires access to the restricted data in order to fulfill the requirements of the position.