Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 7
Adoption of Children

R.I. Gen. Laws 15-7-5.1



 15-7-5.1.  Contact preference form information.

Upon providing consent to an adoption, the biological parent(s) shall be informed that, consistent with 23-3-15(g)(1), an adoptee may obtain a non-certified copy of his/her unaltered, original certificate of birth upon his/her eighteenth birthday, and that the birth parent is allowed and authorized to file a contact preference form with the division of vital records as provided in 23-3-15(g)(2).

History of Section.
P.L. 2011, ch. 228, 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 239, 1; P.L. 2021, ch. 233, 1, effective July 8, 2021; P.L. 2021, ch. 234, 1, effective July 8, 2021.