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Authority: AS 18.50.290

7 AAC 05.920. Confidentiality of records

Inspection shall not be permitted of vital statistics records, information disclosed therefrom, or a copy of all or any part of any such record made except as authorized by these regulations, and in accordance with the instructions of the State Registrar.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 7/25/60, Register 2

Authority: AS 18.50.310

7 AAC 05.925. Limited disclosure

Such inspection, disclosure, or copy shall be permissible subsequent to the filing of any vital statistics record only when the custodian of the original or copy of such record receives application therefor; and is satisfied that such applicant has a direct interest in the matter recorded, and that the information therein contained is necessary for the determination of personal or property rights. Such decisions of a local registrar, recorder, or other local custodian of a vital statistics record may be appealed to the State Registrar. The decision of the State Registrar shall be final, subject only to appeal to the superior court.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 7/25/60, Register 2

Authority: AS 18.50.310

AS 18.50.320

7 AAC 05.930. Government agents

Unless otherwise restricted by statute, an agent of the state or federal government, acting in the performance of official duties, shall be allowed access to particular records as necessary.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 7/25/60, Register 2

Authority: AS 18.50.310

AS 18.50.320

7 AAC 05.931. Disclosure to immunization registries

(a) The state registrar shall disclose data collected from certificates of birth or filings under 7 AAC 05.705 to enroll each child born in this state in the immunization information system maintained by the department.

(b) The state registrar shall submit an electronic data file to the immunization information system maintained by the department within seven days of the information being received by the department. Information to be submitted to the immunization information system maintained by the department must include, if available,

(1) the name of the child;

(2) the date of birth of the child;

(3) the hospital or other institution of birth of the child;

(4) the certificate of birth number for the child;

(5) the name, date of birth, and residence address of the mother of the child; and

(6) the name and date of birth of the father of the child.

(c) In this section, "immunization information system" has the meaning given in 7 AAC 27.900.

History: Eff. 6/8/2008, Register 186; am 12/29/2013, Register 208

Authority: AS 18.50.020

AS 18.50.310

AS 18.50.320

7 AAC 05.935. Procedure

Subject to the restrictions herein, and in accordance with the instructions of the State Registrar, disclosure of all or part of a vital statistics record shall be made upon request to an authorized person; provided that:

(1) disclosure of any information indicating that a birth occurred out of wedlock shall be made only upon order of a superior court; or to the person himself when of legal age; or to the parent of such person when needed to obtain personal or property rights; or to an agent of the state or federal government, acting in the performance of official duties, when needed to obtain personal or property rights for the person concerned;

(2) disclosure of a record where a person has been legitimated but no new certificate has been required shall be in accordance with the same provisions applying to illegitimate records;

(3) disclosure of the original record, and any information relating thereto, after a new certificate of birth has been substituted in cases of adoption and legitimation shall be in accordance with the statutes and regulations relating thereto;

(4) disclosure of the records, and any information pertaining thereto, concerning adoption, legitimation, and the issuance of marriage licenses shall be in accordance with the statutes and regulations pertaining thereto.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 7/25/60, Register 2

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