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HB 60 - Birth Certificates for Adoption - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (78-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Birth Certificates for Adoption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that clarifies that new birth certificates may only be issued in adoptions involving Louisiana citizens when the adoptions are valid under Louisiana law.

Highlights:
-Clarifies that a single parent or married couple from another state adopting a child born in Louisiana may obtain a new birth certificate for that child only when the adoption is consistent with Louisiana law. (Sec. 1) -Clarifies that a single parent or married couple from Louisiana adopting a child born in a foreign country may obtain a new birth certificate for that child only when the adoption is consistent with Louisiana law. (Sec. 1) -Declares that this act applies both retroactively and prospectively. (Sec. 2)
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Birth Certificates for Adoption

Sponsors

  • Jonathan W. Perry (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
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