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  193.245.  Inspection and copying of records, disclosure of information, unlawful unless authorized — authority. — It shall be unlawful for any person to permit inspection of, or to disclose information contained in, vital records or to copy or issue a copy of all or part of any such record except as authorized by this law and by regulation or by order of a court of competent jurisdiction or in the following situations:

  (1)  A listing of persons who are born or who die on a particular date may be disclosed upon request, but no information from the record other than the name and the date of such birth or death shall be disclosed;

  (2)  The department may authorize the disclosure of information contained in vital records for legitimate research purposes;

  (3)  To a qualified applicant as provided in section 193.255;

  (4)  Copies of death records over fifty years old may be disclosed upon request.


(L. 1984 S.B. 574, A.L. 1992 H.B. 894, A.L. 2004 H.B. 1634)

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