2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 1-9. Alkaline paper for permanent records.

      Sec. 1-9. Alkaline paper for permanent records. No person having custody of any permanent record or register in any department or office of the state, or of any political subdivision thereof, or of any probate district, shall use or permit to be used for recording purposes any paper other than alkaline paper that meets or exceeds the American National Standards Institute standards for permanent paper and meets such additional specifications as may be issued by the Public Records Administrator, unless such paper is not available. Said administrator shall furnish to each person having custody of any such permanent record a list of such papers. Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars.

      (1949 Rev., S. 1638; 1959, P.A. 152, S. 83; 1967, P.A. 468; P.A. 89-167, S. 3; P.A. 91-144, S. 1.)

      History: 1959 act deleted "county"; 1967 act changed "book of record" to "permanent record", "registry" to "register" and "town, city, borough" to "political subdivision" and required paper used to consist of 100% rag content; P.A. 89-167 substituted alkaline paper for one hundred per cent rag content paper; P.A. 91-144 substituted "paper that meets or exceeds the American National Standards Institute standards for permanent paper and meets such additional specifications as may be issued by the public records administrator, unless such paper is not available" for "papers that conform to American National Standards Institute for permanent paper for printed library materials (ANSI Z3948) approved by the public records administrator".

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

      Conn. freedom of information act, Secs. 1-7-1-21k, cited. 206 C. 449, 452.

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