HB 11: "An Act relating to opening adoption records to an adopted person in certain circumstances."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 11 01 "An Act relating to opening adoption records to an adopted person in certain 02 circumstances." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 18.50 is amended by adding a new section to article 5 to read: 05 Sec. 18.50.520. Access to adoption record by consent. (a) In addition to 06 disclosures under AS 18.50.500 and 18.50.510, the state registrar shall provide access 07 to an adoption record at the request of an adopted person 18 years of age or older 08 when written consent to do so is obtained at any time from the biological and adoptive 09 parents of the person making the request. 10 (b) The state registrar shall establish a system that allows persons to consent to 11 access to adoption records and that tracks consent to open an adoption record under (a) 12 of this section. The information made accessible must include the information 13 prepared by the court under AS 18.50.210. The system must include a mechanism for 14 the notification of an adopted person who has made a request for access to the person's
01 adoption record when consent of the biological and adoptive parents is obtained.