(1) Upon notification by the patrol of a missing person, any school in which the missing
person is currently or was previously enrolled shall flag the school records of such
person in such school's possession. The school shall report immediately any request concerning a flagged record or any
knowledge of the whereabouts of the missing person.
(2) Upon enrollment of a student for the first time in a public school district or
private school system, the school of enrollment shall notify in writing the person
enrolling the student that within thirty days he or she must provide either (a) a
certified copy of the student's birth certificate or (b) other reliable proof of the
student's identity and age accompanied by an affidavit explaining the inability to
produce a copy of the birth certificate.
(3) Upon enrollment of a student who is receiving his or her education in an exempt
school subject to sections 79-1601 to 79-1607, the parent or guardian of such student shall provide to the Commissioner of Education
either (a) a certified copy of the student's birth certificate or (b) other reliable
proof of the student's identity and age accompanied by an affidavit explaining the
inability to produce a copy of the birth certificate.
(4) Upon failure of the person, parent, or guardian to comply with subsection (2)
or (3) of this section, the school or Commissioner of Education shall notify such
person, parent, or guardian in writing that unless he or she complies within ten days
the matter shall be referred to the local law enforcement agency for investigation. If compliance is not obtained within such ten-day period, the school or commissioner
shall immediately report such matter. Any affidavit received pursuant to subsection (2) or (3) of this section that appears
inaccurate or suspicious in form or content shall be reported immediately to the local
law enforcement agency by the school or commissioner.
(5) Any school requested to forward a copy of a transferred student's record shall
not forward a copy of such record to the requesting school if the record has been
flagged pursuant to subsection (1) of this section. If such record has been flagged, the school to whom such request is made shall notify
the local law enforcement agency of the request and that such student is a reported
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