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.
The American Adoption Congress has endorsed HB2725, the adoptee rights bill sponsored by Texas State Representative Gina Calanni.
Texas State Representative Gina Calanni issued the following press release to announce the introduction of HB2725, a bill that will restoring the rights of adult adoptees.
HB2725 will restore a right that has been restricted in Texas since 1957: the right of all Texas-born adult adoptees to receive their own original birth certificates upon request. TXARC has worked with Rep. Calanni to assure a clean and unrestricted bill.