HB2725, as written and introduced in Texas, is dead. Some people won’t tell you that. We will.
The House Public Health Commmittee, chaired by Rep. Senfronia Thompson, will hold a hearing this week on HB2725, the adoptee rights bill authored by Rep. Gina Callani and supported already by more than 26 other representatives. Here’s more info about the hearing and what you can do.
It is critical to understand Texas legislative history on the how, why, and when of sealed original birth certificates in the Lone Star State.
Rep. Senfronia Thompson’s office told TXARC that it does not help to call or email before a request for hearing from the bill’s author is actually received.
Concerned United Birthparents endorses Texas HB2725 and has always supported unrestricted access of adopted people to their original birth records.