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S 0181 General Bill, By McElveen, Johnson, McLeod, Climer and Shealy
Summary: Adoption
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-9-80 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE REQUIRED DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO A PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENT, TO PROVIDE THAT BIOLOGICAL PARENTS MAY PROVIDE THEIR PERSONAL MEDICAL HISTORY INFORMATION AT THE TIME OF CONSENT OR RELINQUISHMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF ADOPTION, TO PROVIDE THAT, IF THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED, THEN IT SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE INFORMATION MUST ALSO BE DEPOSITED WITH THE COURT AND MAY BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE ADOPTEE WHEN THE ADOPTEE REACHES THE AGE OF MAJORITY OR, PRIOR TO THAT TIME, IF IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD.
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12/12/18Senate Prefiled
12/12/18Senate Referred to Committee on General
01/08/19Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 124)
01/08/19Senate Referred to Committee on Family and Veterans' Services (Senate Journal-page 124)
02/13/19Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Family and Veterans' Services (Senate Journal-page 12)
02/19/19Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 17)
02/19/19Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 17)
02/19/19Senate Roll call Ayes-44 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 17)
02/20/19Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 16)
02/21/19House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 131)
02/21/19House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 131)
05/02/19House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 15)
05/08/19House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Rutherford, S. Williams, Garvin, Bales, McCravy, Simmons, Gilliard (House Journal-page 131)



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