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Title 15A : Adoption Act


(Cite as: 15A V.S.A. § 6-106)
  • § 6-106. Request for nondisclosure [Effective until July 1, 2023]

    A former parent of an adoptee may prevent disclosure of identifying information about himself or herself by filing a request for nondisclosure with the registry as provided in section 6-105 of this title. A request for nondisclosure may be withdrawn by a former parent at any time. (Added 1995, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)

    § 6-106. Request for nondisclosure [Effective July 1, 2023]

    If a former parent of an adoptee filed a request for nondisclosure of identifying information prior to July 1, 2023, the request shall be honored and a request for disclosure of identifying information made pursuant to section 6-105 of this title shall be denied. This section shall not be interpreted to interfere with a person’s right to obtain a copy of an original birth certificate pursuant to section 6-107 of this title. (Added 1995, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2021, No. 100 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. July 1, 2023.)