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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
- Chapter 50. Vital Statistics Act
- Section 170. Foundling Registration.
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AS 18.50.170. Foundling Registration.
- (a) The person who assumes the custody of a living infant of unknown parentage shall within seven days report the
information prescribed by the state registrar on a form and in the manner prescribed by the state registrar to the
local registrar of the registration district in which the child was found.
- (b) The place where the child was found shall be entered as the place of birth and the date of birth shall be determined
- (c) A report registered under this section constitutes the certificate of birth for the infant.
- (d) If the child is identified and a certificate of birth is found or obtained, a report registered under this section
shall be sealed and filed in accordance with instructions of the state registrar, and may be opened only by order of a
superior court or as provided by regulation.
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