Information relative to legislation and policies in Louisiana which affect adoption and adoption practice.

In the 2014 Regular Session:

Louisiana House Bill 1028 - sponsored by Representative Clay Schexnayder - Provides relative to certain birth records.

 In the 2012 Regular Session:

Louisiana Senate Bill 89 - sponsored by Senator Danny Martiny - Provides for access to original birth certificate under certain circumstances.

House Bill 750 - sponsored by Representative James Morris - Authorizes an adoptee to obtain information from his adoption records in certain circumstances.

In the 2011 Regular Session:

Louisiana Senate Bill 155 - sponsored by Senator Danny Martiny - Provided for access to original birth certificates.  This bill made it out of senate committee, but failed on the Senate floor.