90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0474
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Short description: 
ADOPTION-DISCLOSE INFORMATION                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Adoption Act.  Provides that an adopted person who  is      
   18  years  old  or  older shall be given a copy of his or her original      
   birth certificate and all court and attorney information, and that  an      
   adopted  person  or  a surrendered person who is 18 years old or older      
   shall be given copies of all agency records pertaining to him  or  her      
   and  all  information, photographs, and letters provided by his or her      
   birth parent or parents and birth relatives, and intended for  him  or      
   her.   Provides  that a birth parent or adoptive parent shall be given      
   copies of all documents he or she  executed  and,  after  the  adopted      
   child  reaches the age of 18, a copy of the adopted child's amended or      
   original birth certificate.                                                 
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.   Amends   the      
   Adoption  Act  regarding  requests for information.  Creates a caption      
          FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Secretary of State)                            
          HB474 would have no fiscal impact on the Sec. of State.              
          JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                                
          HB474 would neither decrease nor increase the need for the           
          number of judges in the State.                                       
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                   
          HB474, with H-am 1, fails to create a State mandate.                 
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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