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Adopted Rejected







    Your Committee on       Family, Children and Human Affairs     , to which was referred       House Bill 1019     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 42; (12)AM101901.2. -->     Page 2, line 42, strike "the adoptee,".
    Page 2, line 42, delete "pre-adoptive sibling,".
    Page 2, line 42, strike "or birth parent;" and insert " any interested person;".
    Page 3, after line 16, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 31-19-24-2; (12)AM101901.3. -->     "SECTION 3. IC 31-19-24-2, AS AMENDED BY P.L.191-2011, SECTION 39, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2012]: Sec. 2. Upon the filing of a petition under section 1 of this chapter, the court shall:
        (1) establish that the state registrar:
            (A) has been served with notice of the petitioner's request for disclosure of information; and
            (B) has been afforded the opportunity to respond to the petitioner's request for disclosure of information; and
        (2) appoint a confidential intermediary after consultation with the state registrar or the state registrar's designee if the:
            (A) requirements of subdivision (1) are complied with; and
            (B) petitioner has shown:
                (i) an emergency medical need; or
                (ii) good cause relating to the welfare of the adoptee or the birth parent; any interested person.
                (iii) an interest in having contact with a pre-adoptive sibling; or
                (iv) if the petitioner is a pre-adoptive sibling, an interest in having contact with an adoptee.
A confidential intermediary appointed under subdivision (2) may be any person who the court reasonably believes is competent to carry out the responsibilities described in section 3 of this chapter and meets the qualifications under section 14 of this chapter.".
    (Reference is to HB 1019 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.


Representative Noe

AM101901/DI 107    2012