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138.225 PROHIBITION AGAINST UNAUTHORIZED DISPOSAL OF RECORDS;
PENALTY.
Government records shall not be destroyed except by the authority of the records disposition
panel. A person who intentionally and unlawfully removes, mutilates, destroys, conceals, alters,
defaces or obliterates a record filed or deposited in a public office or with a public officer by
authority of law or in state archives, or a public officer or employee who knowingly permits any
other person to do any of the foregoing acts, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
History: 1982 c 573 s 12