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Title 15A : Adoption Act

Chapter 006 : Records of Adoption Proceeding; Retention, Confidentiality, and Access

(Cite as: 15A V.S.A. § 6-103)
  • § 6-103. Adoption registry

    (a) The registry shall maintain:

    (1) an index containing all of the following information, as applicable:

    (A) the adoptee’s name at birth and after adoption and date of birth;

    (B) the names and addresses of the adoptee’s former parents and adoptive parents;

    (C) the date and court in which a consent or relinquishment was filed;

    (D) the date and court in which the petition was filed;

    (E) any agency involved in the adoption;

    (F) the date and nature of the disposition of the petition;

    (2) a copy of any consent for the disclosure of identifying information filed with the court;

    (3) a copy of the information filed with the court which is described in section 2-105 of this title.

    (b) The Probate Division of the Superior Court shall provide the Department with the information necessary to maintain this index. (Added 1995, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 238a, eff. Feb. 1, 2011.)