Copies of identifying adoption information

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 197 on copies of identifying adoption information, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill provides that a person releasing identifying adoption information must, upon request by the individual requesting the identifying … [Read more...]

Unauthorized adoption advertising

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1014 on unauthorized adoption advertising, sponsored by Sen. Freeman.  The bill provides that the unauthorized adoption advertising statute does not apply to an Indiana resident seeking to adopt a child on the resident's own … [Read more...]

Unauthorized adoption advertising

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard Rep. Torr’s HB 1014 on unauthorized adoption advertising. The bill provides that the law concerning unauthorized adoption advertising does not apply to a federal agency, the Indiana Department of Child Services, an … [Read more...]

Copies of identifying adoption information

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 197 authored by Sen. Head on copies of identifying adoption information. The bill provides that a person who is entitled to adoption information is also entitled to obtain copies of any identifying information to the individual … [Read more...]

Information for prospective adoptive parent

H.E.A. 1091, P.L. 26 Effective: July 1, 2018 Requires the licensed child placing agency or local office that will conduct an inspection and submit a report to the court concerning a petition to adopt a child to provide and explain to a child's current foster parent … [Read more...]

Information for prospective adoptive parent

The Senate Committee on Family and Children Services heard HB 1091 sponsored by Sen. Delph on information for prospective adoptive parent. The bill, which was amended in the House, requires the licensed child placing agency or local office that will conduct an … [Read more...]

Information for prospective adoptive parent

The House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee heard HB 1091 on information for prospective adoptive parent, authored by Rep. Burton. The bill was amended by consent to delete the contents of the original bill and insert a requirement that the licensed child … [Read more...]

Profiting from an adoption

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 5 on profiting from an adoption, authored by Sen. Zakas. The bill adds an exemption for the transfer or receipt of reasonable charges and fees for adoption services provided by an attorney licensed in Indiana from a profiting from … [Read more...]