2013 Regular Session



Adoption - Access to Birth and Adoption Records and Search, Contact, and Reunion Services

Sponsored by:

Senator Pugh


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Making provisions of law authorizing access to birth and adoption records by specified adoptees and biological parents applicable to adoptions in which a juvenile court entered an order for adoption before January 1, 2000; repealing provisions of law limiting, under specified circumstances, access to specified information in birth and adoption records by adoptees and biological parents for adoptions in which a juvenile court entered an order for adoption on or after January 1, 2000, except under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Pugh, Benson, Ferguson, Forehand, Jones-Rodwell, and Muse
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0022
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0719 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-321, 5-339, 5-351, 5-359, 5-3A-19, 5-3A-35, 5-3A-42, 5-3B-21, 5-3B-29, 5-4B-01, 5-4B-02, 5-4B-11)
Article - Health - General

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October 2, 2015 9:12 A.M.