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ADOPTION SEARCH AND REUNION



ADOPTION LAWS - ACTIVISM






The HONOR ROLL


    States that have won the battle and those actively working on change


Alabama 2000
Records are open


California Open
reorganizing 2004

DELAWARE 1999

Has a birthmother notification procedure so semi-open.
no longer has a website.


Florida Records Equality Effort


MARRA

Mississippi Adoptees Rallying for Records Access


MISSOURI Open 2000

Lots of hard work put in by many, they are not giving up.


New Hampshire
Won the fight for Open Records
This only goes to their mail list.
I would love to get another URL for them..


New Jersey
An unconditional "equal access" bill

to be heard in committee 06/07/04.

New York
Bill being worked on contains a contact veto.

OKLAHOMA
OORAH


OREGON
OPENED in 2000
A leader and example to follow


TENNESSEE

Has a contact veto ... semi-open


TxCare

TEXAS Coalition for Adoption Resources and Education


** ALASKA, KANSAS and HAWAII have long been open states.






    States that had been working on laws but seem to be stalled out.
    Maybe YOU can help make them active again.


    PENNSYLVANIA
    PALC






    If you know of other states that are working to open records please let me know.



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