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     42-2-218. Duties of department upon receipt of request. (1) Whenever the department receives a request, the department shall:
     (a) search its records of putative father registrations and search its records for any acknowledgment of paternity filed pursuant to 40-6-105; and
     (b) notify the requestor as to whether a paternity action has been filed and a paternity order issued to the department requiring the issuance of a new birth certificate concerning a child who is or may be the subject of an adoption that the attorney or agency is arranging.
     (2) The department may charge a reasonable fee for responding to a request under this section.

     History: En. Sec. 32, Ch. 480, L. 1997.

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