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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 3. GOVERNMENT OF COUNTIES [23000 - 33205]

  ( Title 3 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

DIVISION 2. OFFICERS [24000 - 28085]

  ( Division 2 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

PART 3. OTHER OFFICERS [26500 - 27773]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

CHAPTER 6. Recorder [27201 - 27399]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

ARTICLE 4. Recording [27320 - 27338]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )

  
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.

(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.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 399, Sec. 2. (AB 331) Effective January 1, 2018.)