The bill, identical to one last session, would restore to all adult adopted people in Maryland the right to request and obtain their own original birth certificates.
The Maryland House of Delegates overwhelmingly passed HB1039 on March 11, sending the equal rights bill to the Senate for final consideration.
Maryland’s equal rights bill now moves toward passage on the House floor.
The American Adoption Congress (AAC) has joined the Capitol Coalition for Adoptee Rights as a core partner.
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.
The Maryland House and Senate has set public hearings on SB743 and HB1039, bills that will restore birth record rights to all adoptees in the state.