Adoption laws; administrative changes. (SB1041)

Introduced By

Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Adoption laws; administrative changes. Changes the adoption laws to bring them up to date with the amendments made last session. Makes the change regarding notice of the entrustment and adoption from 21 to 15 days consistent throughout the adoption statutes and clarifies that if the putative father's identity is reasonably ascertainable, he must be noticed as the Putative Father Registry dictates. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 076055784
01/09/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1041)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 070581784-S1
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070581784-S1
02/05/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1041S1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/15/2007Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Committee substitute printed 077672784-H1
02/16/2007Read second time
02/19/2007Passed by for the day
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Committee substitute rejected 077672784-H1
02/20/2007Floor substitute printed 070591525-H2 (Toscano)
02/20/2007Substitute by Delegate Toscano agreed to 070591525-H2
02/20/2007Engrossed by House - floor substitute SB1041H2
02/20/2007Passed House with substitute (94-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1041ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 606 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0606)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1985 and HB2046.