SB 280-1_ Filed 02/02/2009, 12:16
Adopted 2/2/2009

COMMITTEE REPORT

MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 280, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 3, line 25; (09)CR028001.3. -->     Page 3, delete lines 25 through 40.
    Page 5, line 11, strike "is".
    Page 5, line 11, delete "contemplated or" and insert " has been or may be".
    Page 11, line 19, delete "and provide" and insert " or cause to be prepared".
    Page 12, between lines 24 and 25, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 31-19-18-2; (09)CR028001.29. -->     "SECTION 29. IC 31-19-18-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 2. (a) The following persons may transmit identifying information and nonidentifying information to the state registrar for inclusion with the adoption history:
        (1) An adoptee who is an adult.
        (2) A birth parent.
        (3) An adoptive parent.
        (4) A pre-adoptive sibling who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
        (5) The spouse or relative of a deceased adoptee if the relationship existed at the time of the adoptee's death.
        (6) The spouse or relative of a deceased birth parent if the relationship existed at the time of the birth parent's death.
    (b) The state registrar shall store all information received under this section in a manner that is readily recoverable.
    (c) Any transmission of information received under this section must include an affirmation by the person that:
        (1) the information is true or that the person believes the information to be true; and
        (2) the person is a person described in subsection (a).".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 280 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 6, Nays 0.

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    Bray
Chairperson


CR028001/DI 106    2009