H.B.159. Domestic relations; adoption; substantially revise general provisions

Georgia House of Representatives
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Summary

                    A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 19 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions for adoption, so as to substantially revise the general provisions applicable to adoptions; to change the requirements for adopting children; to provide for a nonresident to allow an adoption of his or her child; to provide for adoption of foreign-born children; to provide for a waiver to revoke a surrender of parental rights; to change the age for individuals to access the Adoption Reunion Registry; to revise and provide for forms; to provide for the annulment of an adoption under certain circumstances; to amend Code Section 15-11-320 of the O.C.G.A., relating to termination of parental rights, so as to correct a cross-reference; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. 
                

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Actions

  • Effective Date

    Sat, Sep 1st 2018
  • Act 285

    Sat, Mar 3rd 2018
  • House Date Signed by Governor

    Sat, Mar 3rd 2018
  • House Sent to Governor

    Fri, Mar 2nd 2018
  • Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub

    Mon, Feb 5th 2018
  • House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended

    Thu, Feb 1st 2018
  • House Immediately Transmitted to Senate

    Thu, Feb 1st 2018
  • Senate Engrossed

    Thu, Jan 18th 2018
  • Senate Transmitted House

    Thu, Jan 18th 2018
  • Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute

    Thu, Jan 18th 2018
  • Senate Third Read

    Thu, Jan 18th 2018
  • Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

    Thu, Jan 11th 2018
  • Senate Recommitted

    Wed, Mar 22nd 2017
  • Senate Read Second Time

    Mon, Mar 20th 2017
  • Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

    Mon, Mar 20th 2017
  • Senate Read and Referred

    Mon, Feb 27th 2017
  • House Passed/Adopted By Substitute

    Fri, Feb 24th 2017
  • House Third Readers

    Fri, Feb 24th 2017
  • House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

    Thu, Feb 16th 2017
  • House Second Readers

    Tue, Jan 31st 2017
  • House First Readers

    Mon, Jan 30th 2017
  • House Hopper

    Thu, Jan 26th 2017