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Sealing change of sex designation papers
Civil Rights (CVR) CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE 6-A
§ 67-b. Sealing change of sex designation papers. 1. Upon request of
the applicant or sua sponte, the court shall order the records of such
change of sex designation proceeding to be sealed, to be opened only by
order of the court for good cause shown or at the request of the

2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, pending such a finding
in subdivision one of this section where an applicant seeks relief under
this section, the court shall immediately order the applicant's current
name, sex designation, proposed new sex designation, residential and
business addresses, telephone numbers, and any other information
contained in any pleadings or papers submitted to the court to be
safeguarded and sealed in order to prevent their inadvertent or
unauthorized use or disclosure while the matter is pending.