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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 881
Domestic relations; adoption; substantially revise general provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to adoption, so as to substantially revise the general provisions applicable to adoptions; to change the requirements for adopting children; to provide for adoption of foreign-born children; to provide for a waiver to withdraw a surrender of rights; to change the age for individuals to access the Adoption Reunion Registry; to revise and provide for forms; to provide for the annulment of an adoption under certain circumstances; to amend Code Section 15-11-320 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to termination of parental rights, so as to correct a cross-reference; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/04/2016 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/03/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/02/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/01/2016 - House Hopper
02/04/2016 Withdrawn from Juvenile Justice and recommitted to Judiciary