04RS SB38


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SB 38 (BR 302) - J. Westwood, T. Buford, D. Thayer

     AN ACT relating to adoption.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 199, relating to adoption, to provide a procedure for court recognition of foreign judgments of adoption, outline the requirements therefor, and provide for a readoption in Kentucky if the requirements are not met; amend KRS 199.520 and 199.570 to conform; and make technical amendments to KRS 199.011, 199.470, 199.471, and 199.473.


     SCS - Delete original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 199 to provide for the recognition of an adoption from a foreign nation by petitioning the circuit court in the county of residence of the petitioner for an order to the registrar of vital statistics for the issuance of a Kentucky birth certificate.

     Jan 6-introduced in Senate
     Jan 9-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 17, 2004
     Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 18-received in House
     Mar 19-to Health and Welfare (H)

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