[§846-53]  Responsibility of agencies.  Agencies that have investigative, detention, custodial, adjudicative, or program responsibility for adult or juvenile offenses shall cooperate with the attorney general in establishing the hate crime reporting system by:

     (1)  Providing information in the agency files that can be included pursuant to the format approved by the attorney general;

     (2)  Maintaining procedures internally consistent with uniform procedures and guidelines provided by the attorney general;

     (3)  Reporting information to the attorney general that is timely, complete, and accurate after the occurrence of an event over which the agency had direct responsibility; and

     (4)  Maintaining procedures for the periodic checking of information to minimize the possibility of storing and maintaining inaccurate information. [L 2001, c 240, pt of §2]