42-2-214. Duties of department. (1) The department shall:
(a) prescribe a registration form for the information that a putative father submits under 42-2-205; and
(b) make the registration forms available through:
(i) the department;
(ii) each clerk of a district court; and
(iii) each local health department.
(2) A notice provided by the department that informs the public about the purpose and operation of the registry must be posted in a conspicuous place by each:
(a) clerk of a district court;
(b) driver's examination station of the motor vehicle division of the department of justice;
(c) local health department; and
(d) county clerk and recorder.
(3) The notice under subsection (2) must include information regarding:
(a) where to obtain a registration form;
(b) where to register;
(c) the circumstances under which a putative father is required to register;
(d) the period under 42-2-206 during which a putative father is required to register in order to entitle the putative father to receive notice of an adoption;
(e) the information that must be provided for the registry and what other actions the putative father is required to take to preserve a right to notice;
(f) the consequences of not submitting a timely registration; and
(g) the penalties for filing a false claim with the putative father registry.
History: En. Secs. 27, 28, Ch. 480, L. 1997.