Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 193
Vital Statistics

August 28, 2016
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Inspection and copying of records, disclosure of information, unlawful unless authorized--authority.

193.245. It shall be unlawful for any person to permit inspection of, or to disclose information contained in, vital records or to copy or issue a copy of all or part of any such record except as authorized by this law and by regulation or by order of a court of competent jurisdiction or in the following situations:

(1) A listing of persons who are born or who die on a particular date may be disclosed upon request, but no information from the record other than the name and the date of such birth or death shall be disclosed;

(2) The department may authorize the disclosure of information contained in vital records for legitimate research purposes;

(3) To a qualified applicant as provided in section 193.255;

(4) Copies of death records over fifty years old may be disclosed upon request.

(L. 1984 S.B. 574, A.L. 1992 H.B. 894, A.L. 2004 H.B. 1634)




1992

193.245. It shall be unlawful for any person to permit inspection of, or to disclose information contained in, vital records or to copy or issue a copy of all or part of any such record except as authorized by this law and by regulation or by order of a court of competent jurisdiction or in the following situations:

(1) A listing of persons who are born or who die on a particular date may be disclosed upon request, but no information from the record other than the name and the date of such birth or death shall be disclosed;

(2) The department may authorize the disclosure of information contained in vital records for legitimate research purposes;

(3) To a qualified applicant as provided in section 193.255.



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