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SB 1306: Placement of Surrendered Newborn Infants


Placement of Surrendered Newborn Infants; Requiring licensed child-placing agencies to maintain a specified registry; requiring that certain information be removed from the registry under certain circumstances; prohibiting the child-placing agency from transferring certain costs to prospective adoptive parents; requiring licensed child-placing agencies to immediately place a surrendered newborn infant in the physical custody of an identified prospective adoptive parent; providing that the prospective adoptive parent becomes the guardian of such infant under certain conditions for a certain period of time; providing requirements for licensed child-placing agencies once they take physical custody of a surrendered newborn infant, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2023 Senate • Filed
3/6/2023 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules
3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
3/15/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/20/23, 12:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/20/2023 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
• Now in Judiciary
5/5/2023 Senate • Died in Judiciary