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Illinois Reverses Adoption Privacy Law; Confidentiality No Longer Automatic

First Posted: 06/22/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:15 PM ET

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Chicagoist:

The bill, HB5428, removes the current automatic confidentiality a birth mother receives when giving a child up for adoption. Now, that information will be readily available to adoptees unless the mother specifically requests to remain anonymous.

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