Alaska Statutes.
Title 28. Motor Vehicles
Chapter 15. Drivers' Licenses
Section 151. Records to Be Kept By the Department.
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AS 28.15.151. Records to Be Kept By the Department.

(a) The department shall maintain a file of

(1) every driver's license application, license or permit and duplicate driver's license issued by it;

(2) every license that has been suspended, revoked, canceled, limited, restricted, or denied, and the reasons for those actions;

(3) all accident reports required to be forwarded to the department under this title; and

(4) every disqualification of an individual from operating a commercial motor vehicle.

(b) The department shall also maintain and update within 10 days after receipt by the department a file of all accident reports, abstracts of court records of convictions of vehicle, driver, and traffic offenses, and other information that the department considers necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter.

(c) The department shall, upon request, subject to the applicable provisions of AS 12.62 and (f) of this section and without charging a fee, furnish (1) a municipal, state, or federal administrative or judicial agency with a certified abstract of the driving record of a driver within 10 days after receipt of the request by the department; and (2) a parent, foster parent, or guardian of a driver who is under 18 years of age and not an emancipated minor an abstract of the driving record of that driver; the department may refuse to release the driver's address to the parent, foster parent, or guardian if the department determines that the release of the driver's address poses a threat to the health or safety of the driver. The abstract must include a listing of accidents in which the driver has been determined by the department or a court of competent jurisdiction to have been liable, convictions of vehicle, driver, and traffic offenses, any actions taken upon the driver's license, and information relating to financial responsibility.

(d) The department shall, upon request and payment of a fee determined by the commissioner, furnish a driver or a person designated by the driver with an abstract or the original copy of the computer printed record of the driver's record as provided in (c) of this section.

(e) [Repealed, Sec. 2 ch 144 SLA 1980].

(f) Except as provided otherwise in this section, information and records under this section are declared confidential and private.

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