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Maintenance of records
§ 35. Maintenance of records. 1. The department is authorized and
empowered to use electronic storage technology to record and maintain
public records, papers, documents or matters required by law to be
recorded. Such records shall be capable of being copied, photographed,
or microphotographed by a process which accurately reproduces the
original thereof in all details.

2. The copies thereof shall be deemed to be an original record for all
purposes, including introduction in evidence in all courts or
administrative agencies. A transcript, exemplification or certified copy
thereof shall, for all purposes recited herein, be deemed to be a
transcript, exemplification, or certified copy of the original.

3. The department shall have the power to dispose of or destroy its
records, subject only to receiving the consent of the commissioner of
education as may be required by article fifty-seven of the arts and
cultural affairs law.