H.B. No. 0082

Open adoption agreements.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Throne and Berger and Senator(s) Dockstader and Ross


AN ACT relating to adoption; authorizing agreements regarding communications with a child adoptee, the adoptive parents and a biological parent; requiring court approval of agreements in writing; specifying contents of agreements; authorizing modification and termination of agreements as specified; and providing for an effective date.


1/5/2009    Bill Number Assigned

1/13/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/16/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H01; No Report Prior to CoW Cutoff

3/2/2009    H Died In Committee