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
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;
(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.
AM101901/DI 107 2012