Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 50. Vital Statistics Act
Section 315. Records of Missing Children.
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AS 18.50.315. Records of Missing Children.

(a) Upon receiving notification by the Department of Public Safety or another law enforcement agency that a child born in this state is missing, the bureau shall flag the birth certificate record of the missing child in a manner that alerts the bureau to the fact that the record is that of a missing child when a copy of that birth certificate or information regarding that birth certificate is requested. Upon notification by the department that the person who was listed as a missing child has been found, the bureau shall remove the flag from the person's birth certificate record.

(b) The bureau may not provide a copy of a birth certificate or information concerning the birth record of a person whose record is flagged under (a) of this section except as provided in this section.

(c) When a copy of a flagged birth certificate is requested, the bureau shall immediately notify the Department of Public Safety. If a flagged record is requested in person, the bureau shall record the name, address, and telephone number of the person making the request. The bureau may only provide a copy of the requested birth certificate by mail.

(d) In this section,

(1) "child" means a person under 18 years of age;

(2) "law enforcement agency" has the meaning given in AS 12.36.090 .

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