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Engrossed Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Copies of identifying adoption information. Provides that a person releasing identifying adoption information must, upon request by the individual requesting the identifying information, provide copies of the identifying information to the individual. Makes a correction regarding exceptions to the release of identifying information. Provides that parental consent is not required for an adoption if: (1) the parent has been convicted of a crime in another jurisdiction; and (2) the crime that the parent has been convicted of is substantially similar to certain Indiana offenses. Copies of identifying adoption information. Provides that a person releasing identifying adoption information must, upon request by the individual requesting the identifying information, provide copies of the identifying information to the individual. Makes a correction regarding exceptions to the release of identifying information. Provides that parental consent is not required for an adoption if: (1) the parent has been convicted of a crime in another jurisdiction; and (2) the crime that the parent has been convicted of is substantially similar to certain Indiana offenses.