2-15-406. Custody and reproduction of certain records by secretary of state. (1) The secretary of state is charged with the custody of:
(a) the enrolled copy of the constitution;
(b) all the acts and resolutions passed by the legislature;
(c) the journals of the legislature;
(d) the great seal;
(e) all documents kept or deposited in the secretary of state's office pursuant to law.
(2) All records included in subsection (1) may be kept and reproduced in accordance with rules adopted by the secretary of state in consultation with the state records committee provided for in 2-6-1107.
(3) The state records committee may approve the disposal of original records once those records are reproduced as provided for in subsection (2) unless disposal takes the form of transfer of records. Reproduction is not necessary for transferred records. The reproduction or certified copy of a record may be used in place of the original for all purposes, including as evidence in any court or proceeding, and has the same force and effect as the original record.