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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 524
Adoption records; issuance of copy of original birth certificate to certain adults who were adopted; provide
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 19-8-23 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to adoption records, and Code Section 31-10-14 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to issuance of a new birth certificate following adoption, legitimation, or paternity determination, so as to provide for the issuance of a copy of an original birth certificate to certain adult persons who were adopted; to conform a provision sealing records relating to adoptions; to provide for a fee and a waiting period; to provide for the form of such copy; to provide for a contact preference form to indicate a birth parent's desire or lack of desire to be contacted; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/20/2014 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/05/2013 - House Second Readers
Mar/04/2013 - House First Readers
Mar/01/2013 - House Hopper
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