A.R.S. § 14-2-102 - Records of military discharges

Cite as:A.R.S. § 14-2-102
Currency:Current through the 2019 Legislative Session, Acts 1 through 1092

(a) It shall be the duty of the quorum court in each county of the State of Arkansas to appropriate from any moneys in the general fund any sum as may be necessary, not exceeding in any county the sum of one hundred dollars ($100), for providing a suitable record book for the purpose of recording military certificates of discharge.

(b) The record shall contain a complete copy of discharges and shall contain an index of the names of the discharged soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, members of the Coast Guard, merchant marines, members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Women's Auxiliary Volunteer for Emergency Service, nurses, and members of all other branches of the armed forces with reference to page, alphabetically arranged.


(1) A military service discharge record or DD Form 214, the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty of the United States Department of Defense, filed with the county recorder for a veteran discharged from service less than seventy (70) years from the current date shall be confidential, kept in a secure location, and may be viewed or reproduced only by:

(A) The veteran;

(B) The veteran's spouse or child;

(C) A person with a signed and notarized authorization from the veteran;

(D) A funeral director who:

(i) Is licensed and regulated by the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors under § 17-29-201 et seq.;

(ii) Is assisting with the veteran's funeral arrangements; and

(iii) Presents a signed and notarized authorization from the veteran's spouse, child, or next of kin;

(E) A county or state veterans' service officer who is assisting the veteran or the veteran's family with a veteran's benefit application; or

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