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259.43 Birth parent history; commissioner's form.

In any adoption under this chapter, except a stepparent adoption, a birth parent or an agency shall provide a prospective adoptive parent with a detailed social and medical history of the birth families, if known after reasonable inquiry. Each birth family history must be provided on a form prepared by the commissioner in a manner so that the completed form protects the identities of all individuals described in it. The commissioner shall make the form available to agencies and court administrators for public distribution. The birth family history must be filed with the court when the adoption petition is filed, or, in a direct adoptive placement, with the motion for temporary preadoptive custody.

HIST: 1994 c 631 s 20,31

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