S1129B1647A06901 AJB:BTW 04/23/18 #90 A06901
AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL NO. 1129
Sponsor: SENATOR DiSANTO
Printer's No. 1647
Amend Bill, page 1, line 3, by inserting after "hearing,"
for alternative procedure for relinquishment,
Amend Bill, page 2, lines 12 and 13, by striking out
"Sections 2503(a), (b)(3) and (d), 2511(a)(9) and" in line 12
and all of line 13 and inserting
Section 2503(a), (b)(3) and (d) of Title 23 are amended and
the section is amended by adding a subsection to read:
Amend Bill, page 4, by inserting between lines 8 and 9
(f) Redaction request form.--
(1) At the time the decree of termination is transmitted
to the parent whose rights are terminated, the court shall
notify the parent, in writing, of all of the following:
(i) The right to redact the parent's name from a
noncertified copy of the original birth record issued to
an adoptee under section 2937(a) (relating to original
birth record).
(ii) How to file a redaction request form under
section 2937(c).
(iii) The parent's right to request, at any time,
that the Department of Health remove the name redaction
request form from the adoption file of the adoptee under
section 2937(c).
(2) The court shall, at the same time that notice is
provided under paragraph (1), provide copies of the
Department of Health's name redaction request form to the
parent.
Section 3. Section 2504 of Title 23 is amended by adding a
subsection to read:
ยง 2504. Alternative procedure for relinquishment.
* * *
(e) Redaction request form.--
(1) At the time the decree of termination is transmitted
to the parent whose rights are terminated, the court shall
notify the parent, in writing, of all of the following:
(i) The right to redact the parent's name from a
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noncertified copy of the original birth record issued to
an adoptee under section 2937(a) (relating to original
birth record).
(ii) How to file a redaction request form under
section 2937(c).
(iii) The parent's right to request, at any time,
that the Department of Health remove the name redaction
request form from the adoption file of the adoptee under
section 2937(c).
(2) The court shall, at the same time that notice is
provided under paragraph (1), provide copies of the
Department of Health's name redaction request form to the
parent.
Section 4. Section 2511(a)(9) of Title 23 is amended and the
section is amended by adding a subsection to read:
Amend Bill, page 5, by inserting between lines 2 and 3
(d) Redaction request form.--
(1) At the time the decree of termination is transmitted
to the parent whose rights are terminated, the court shall
notify the parent, in writing, of all of the following:
(i) The right to redact the parent's name from a
noncertified copy of the original birth record issued to
an adoptee under section 2937(a) (relating to original
birth record).
(ii) How to file a redaction request form under
section 2937(c).
(iii) The parent's right to request, at any time,
that the Department of Health remove the name redaction
request form from the adoption file of the adoptee under
section 2937(c).
(2) The court shall, at the same time that notice is
provided under paragraph (1), provide copies of the
Department of Health's name redaction request form to the
parent.
Section 5. Section 2512(c) of Title 23 is amended to read:
Amend Bill, page 5, line 9, by striking out "3" and inserting
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Amend Bill, page 8, line 8, by striking out "4" and inserting
7
Amend Bill, page 10, line 14, by striking out "5" and
inserting
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Amend Bill, page 10, line 22, by striking out "6" and
inserting
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See A06901 in
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