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SECTION 143
Maintenance of records
Workers' Compensation (WKC) CHAPTER 67, ARTICLE 8
§ 143. Maintenance of records. 1. The board is authorized and
empowered to use electronic means in accordance with section three
hundred five of the state technology law 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 board shall have the power to authorize the destruction, sale
to a historical, educational, or scientific organization or to otherwise
dispose of 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.