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AB-2215 Veterans: recorded documents.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 21, 2014


SECTION 1.

 Section 27337 of the Government Code, as added by Section 2 of Chapter 301 of the Statutes of 2003, is amended to read:

27337.
 (a) If any military veteran or any person authorized to receive a certified copy of a record pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 6107 requests the recordation in any county in this state of any military discharge document, including a veteran’s service form DD214, the county recorder shall record the document and maintain the document information in a nonpublic index. require the person requesting the recordation to sign a form stating the following:  
“I, the undersigned, hereby acknowledge that I am informed that by recording the attached military discharge document, all information referenced within it becomes part of the official record of this county, and that this information is open to inspection by any person.”
Print Name
Signature
Date
(b) No copy of a recorded military discharge document may be issued except as provided by Section 6107.
(c) The index of a recorded veteran’s service form DD214, provided that it was recorded on or after January 1, 1980, shall be moved to a nonpublic index at the request of the military veteran or the person authorized to receive a certified copy of a record pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 6107.
(d) (1) Only the military veteran, or the person authorized to receive a certified copy of a record pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 6107, may receive a copy of the recorded document contained in the nonpublic index created pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (c).
(2) Provided that the nonpublic index meets the minimum standards for protecting the confidentiality of veterans’ records specified in paragraph (1), the implementation and design of the nonpublic index shall otherwise be up to the discretion of the individual county recorder.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.