Alaska Statutes.
Title 40. Public Records and Recorders
Chapter 25. Public Record Disclosures
Section 310. Information Accuracy and Completeness.
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AS 40.25.310. Information Accuracy and Completeness.

(a) A person who is the subject of personal information that is maintained by a state agency and subject to public disclosure under AS 40.25.110 - 40.25.140 may challenge the accuracy or completeness of the personal information.

(b) To challenge the accuracy or completeness of personal information under (a) of this section, the person must file with the state agency a written request that the personal information be changed. The request must provide

(1) a description of the challenged personal information;

(2) the changes necessary to make the personal information accurate or complete; and

(3) the person's name and the address where the department may contact the person.

(c) Within 30 days after receiving a written request made under (b) of this section, the state agency may request verification of the disputed personal information from the person who made the request.

(d) Within 30 days after receiving the written request under (b) of this section or the verification under (c) of this section, the state agency shall review the request and

(1) change the personal information according to the request and notify the person in writing of the change; or

(2) deny the request and notify the person in writing of the reasons for the decision and the name, title, and business address of the person who denied the request.

(e) If a request is denied under (d) of this section, the person may provide to the state agency a concise written statement that states the person's reasons for disagreeing with the decision. The state agency shall maintain in its records the request made under (b) of this section and the statement provided by the person under this subsection. On all of the state agency's records that contain the disputed information, the state agency shall clearly note which portions of the records are disputed. If the record is in electronic form, the state agency may note the dispute in one field of the electronic form and maintain the other information about the dispute in paper form.

(f) This section does not apply to criminal intelligence or criminal investigative records, criminal justice information under AS 12.62, state agency personnel or retirement system records, records of applicants for employment with the state agency, or information in documents recorded under AS 40.17.

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