2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 1-7. Recording or copying by photographic, micrographic, electronic imaging or other process.

      Sec. 1-7. Recording or copying by photographic, micrographic, electronic imaging or other process. When any officer, office, court, commission, board, institution, department, agent or employee of the state, or of any political subdivision thereof, is required or authorized by law or has the duty to record or copy any document, plat, paper or instrument of writing, such recording or copying may be done by any photographic, micrographic, electronic imaging or other process, which clearly and accurately copies, photographs or otherwise reproduces the original document, plat, paper or instrument of writing. Each such photographic, micrographic, electronic imaging or other process shall be subject to the approval of the Public Records Administrator. Properly certified reproductions of any record made under the provisions of this section shall be admissible in evidence in the same manner and entitled to the same weight as copies made and certified from the original.

      (1949 Rev., S. 8883; P.A. 97-89, S. 1.)

      History: P.A. 97-89 authorized recording or copying by micrographic, electronic imaging or other process and changed the reference to "Properly certified photographic copies" to "Properly certified reproductions".

      See Sec. 3-98 re copies of books, records, papers or documents filed, as required by law, for record in the office of the Secretary of the State.

      See Sec. 11-8(b) re appointment of Public Records Administrator.

      Cited. 197 C. 698, 708. Conn. freedom of information act, Secs. 1-7-1-21k [sic] cited. 206 C. 449, 452.

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