Posted by Jan Meisels Allen
An updated IAJGS legislative alert has been posted to the IAJGS Website www.IAJGS.org and click on green legislation tab (on the left) then on "latest alert" or on the newsboy icon under Public Records Access then click on "latest alerts."
Updates included in the alert dated April 12, 2011 are: Maine LD 258-on access to vital records-- including a link to the amended bill version currently before the Maine Senate--it has passed the Maine House for final vote before being sent to the governor for his signature; a link to the IAJGS statement on Maine LD 258; and an update on Pennsylvania SB 361 including the IAJGS statement regarding birth and death records becoming public records after 100/50 years respectively.
Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee