House Bill 87

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 02/23/24: to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to adoption records.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1343
Sponsors J. Blanton, E. Callaway, S. Dietz
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 199.572 to permit the child, grandchild, or sibling of a deceased birth parent or deceased adoptee to be given the right to inspect adoption papers and records.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Parental Rights - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Archives and Records - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Children and Minors - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/02/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/12/24
  • to Judiciary (H)
01/17/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
01/18/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
01/23/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 24, 2024
01/29/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 92-1 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
01/30/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/23/24
  • to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; establish new language that allows the court to determine who has access to adoption records on a case-by-case basis.
Index Headings Courts - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Parental Rights - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Archives and Records - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Children and Minors - Adoption papers and records, inspection

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Petrie
Summary Add language to establish that both birth parents have to be deceased or provide consent before the adoption records can be inspected.
Index Headings Courts - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Parental Rights - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Archives and Records - Adoption papers and records, inspection
Children and Minors - Adoption papers and records, inspection

Last updated: 2/29/2024 5:57 PM (EST)