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HB 1133 Adoptions; prior to placement, agency must provide explanation of adoption process.
SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)
Adoption; explanation of legal effects. Clarifies the requirement that a local board or child-placing agency provide information about the adoption process, its legal effects, and the alternatives to adoption to the birth mother and, if reasonably available, the father of a child to be placed for adoption.