(a) The Department of Public Safety may maintain an automated fingerprint system.

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 44.41.025 - Fingerprints

  • person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

(b) The commissioner of public safety may establish by regulation and the Department of Public Safety may charge a reasonable fee to be paid by a person requesting information from the Alaska automated fingerprint system and by a person submitting fingerprints under (d) of this section.

(c) The department may enter into the Alaska automated fingerprint identification system the fingerprints of a minor whose fingerprints are taken under AS 47.12.210 .

(d) Each of the following may submit a complete set of fingerprints of the person designated for inclusion in the Alaska automated fingerprint system:

(1) a person may submit the person’s own fingerprints;

(2) the parent or guardian of a minor who is two years of age or older may submit the minor’s fingerprints; and

(3) the guardian or conservator of a person under AS 13.26 may submit the fingerprints of the person protected by the guardian or conservator.

(e) The commissioner may maintain the fingerprint sets of minors who are under 14 years of age submitted under (d)(2) of this section in a file separate from the general file for all other fingerprints maintained under (a) of this section.

(f) Upon request by a person who is 18 years of age or older, the commissioner shall remove from the records of the Alaska automated fingerprint system the complete set of the person’s fingerprints submitted by the parent or guardian of the person under (d)(2) of this section. The regulations must establish a procedure for the submission of a request under this subsection and for notification that the fingerprint set has been removed from the records in response to the request.