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COMMITTEE REPORT


                                                        YES:

11

                                                        NO:
0

MR. SPEAKER:
    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.

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Representative Noe


AM101901/DI 107    2012