DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Release of military discharge records. Requires a county recorder after June 30, 2005, to aggregate and maintain all military discharge records separately from other recorded documents. Provides that a military discharge record recorded after June 30, 2005, is not available for public inspection and copying. Provides that a military discharge record recorded before July 1, 2005, is confidential if the record was aggregated with other military discharge records and maintained separately from other recorded documents. Allows access to the record to: (1) the veteran who is the subject of the record; (2) a veteran's service officer; and (3) other persons granted access to the record under a court order. Requires the county recorder to permanently remove a person's military discharge record from the public record if the person requests removal and the county recorder determines that it is economically feasible to remove the military discharge record.