On October 25, HB 397 will go into effect. This bill revise adoption laws related to release of birth certificates to adoptees It is a multi-tier access law that includes a disclosure veto and an option that the OBC may only be released through a court order. Tiers are pre-October 1, 1985 (tier 1) may receive, October 1,1995-October 1, 1997 (tier 2) may receive through a Court order if not denied by the biological parent(s), and post October 1, 1997 (tier 3) may receive if there is not a DV or through a Court order. After 30 years from the date of the signed adoption, tiers 2 and 3 may receive according to the same manner as tier 1.
- Bastard Nation Facebook Action Alert February 25, 2015
Updated August 3, 2015