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House Bill 1558


House Bill 1558

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF HB1558 (Updated April 5, 2011 3:00 pm - DI 84)


Unauthorized adoption facilitation. Makes it a Class A misdemeanor for a person to knowingly or intentionally provide, engage in, or facilitate adoption services to a birth parent or prospective adoptive parent who lives in Indiana. (Current law makes it a Class A misdemeanor for a person to knowingly or intentionally provide, engage in, or facilitate adoption services to a birth parent or prospective adoptive parent who resides in Indiana.) Provides that the crime of unauthorized adoption facilitation against prospective adoptive parents does not apply to child placing agencies licensed under any state's law or attorneys licensed to practice law in any state. (Current law provides that the crime of unauthorized adoption facilitation does not apply to child placing agencies licensed under Indiana law or attorneys licensed to practice in Indiana.)
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