Adoption records bill moves forward

The Indiana House Judiciary Committee voted in favor of Senate Bill 91 on Monday, which would make it easier for people who were adopted prior to January 1, 1994 to access to their adoption records.

The vote was 11-2 with Thomas Washburne and Jerry Torr voting against.

Anyone who was adopted in Indiana between 1941 and 1993 must go through an expensive

The law would go into effect July 1, 2018 if passed. It would allow identifying adoption information to be released unless a nonrelease form is on file.

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