Alaska Statutes.
Title 28. Motor Vehicles
Chapter 5. Administration
Section 61. Records of Departments and Certified Copies of Records.
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AS 28.05.061. Records of Departments and Certified Copies of Records.

(a) The Department of Administration shall file, maintain, and appropriately index records of

(1) vehicle registrations under AS 28.10.071 (a) - (c);

(2) stolen, converted, recovered, and unclaimed vehicles under AS 28.10.071(d);

(3) titles and documents creating and evidencing liens or encumbrances under AS 28.10.381 ;

(4) abandoned vehicles under AS 28.11.030 (c); and

(5) driver's license and driving records under AS 28.15.151 .

(b) The Department of Administration and the Department of Public Safety each may file and maintain any other records considered necessary for the respective department's administration of this title and regulations adopted by that department under it.

(c) Records maintained by the Department of Administration or the Department of Public Safety under this title or regulations adopted under this title may be stored in any reasonable manner, including electronic data storage. The commissioner of each of those departments and officers and employees of those departments designated by the respective commissioner shall, upon request, prepare under the seal of the respective department and deliver, unless otherwise prohibited by law, a certified copy of any record of that department maintained under this title or regulations adopted under this title, charging a fee for each certified copy. A certified copy of the record stored under this section is admissible in an administrative proceeding or in a court in the same manner as the original document.

(d) If a copy of a motor vehicle record prepared or maintained by the Department of Administration is requested by the child support services agency created in AS 25.27.010 , or the child support enforcement agency of another state, the department shall provide the requesting agency with a certified copy of the record. If information is prepared or maintained by the department in an electronic data base, the department may give the requesting agency a copy of the electronic record and a statement certifying its contents. The agency receiving information under this subsection may use the information only for child support purposes authorized under law.

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