The email that went out to all supporters of the Capitol Coalition for Adoptee Rights on March 30, 2021.
SB0331 passed out of the Judicial Proceedings Committee with a favorable DO PASS report. It now moves to the Senate floor for consideration.
Maryland Adoptee Rights advocate Peggy Klappenberger penned a great opinion piece that has been published in the Capital Gazette, the daily newspaper in Annapolis. From the piece: SB331 and HB999 will achieve what’s needed — restored access to all Maryland-born adult adoptees, regardless of when their adoptions were finalized. Adoptees should not be constrained by…
HB0999, like its companion bill in the Maryland Senate, will restore the right of all Maryland adopted people to request and obtain their own original birth certificates.
Our collective work to enact an unrestricted equal rights law in Maryland remains on track after senators this week heard testimony on SB0331. It went very well.
Maryland has two unrestricted equal rights bills in the Senate and House, each with upcoming hearings. We need your help to assure the bills’ passage.