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     42-3-101. Duty to disclose information -- form -- availability -- filing. (1) Except for an adoption proceeding by a stepparent, in any adoption under this title, a birth parent, the department, or an agency shall provide a prospective adoptive parent with social and medical histories of the birth families, including tribal affiliation, if applicable.
     (2) In a direct parental placement adoption, the birth family social and medical histories must be completed on a form provided by the department and filed with the court when the adoption petition is filed.
     (3) The department shall make a form available to agencies and court administrators for public distribution.

     History: En. Sec. 81, Ch. 480, L. 1997.

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