Massachusetts House passes H2294. Now it’s the Senate’s turn! Adoptee rights move forward

Today the Massachusetts House passed H2294,  (Senate version s 1440) a bill to restore the right of all Massachusetts-born adoptees to their original birth certificates.  Current Massachusetts law allows adoptees in the state to obtain their original birth certificates without conditions or  restrictions at age 18 if they were adopted on or before July 17, 1974, or on or after January 1, 2008., This bill unseals records for those adopted between July 18, 1974, and December 31, 2008. Continue Reading →