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HB 227 Adoption by stepparent; background check.

Introduced by: Christopher P. Stolle | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Adoption by stepparent; background check. Requires a circuit court, when determining whether an investigation by the director of the local department of social services should be required before a final order is entered to approve as an adoptive parent the spouse of a child's birth or adoptive parent, to consider the results of a national criminal history background check conducted on the prospective adoptive parent. The provisions of the bill expire on July 1, 2020.


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