If enacted, HB1386 will restore the right of ALL Texas-born adoptees to obtain their original pre-adoption birth certificate at age 18, without restrictions.
It’s not easy to get a bill—especially a clean adoptee rights bill—drafted, agreed upon, and sponsored by representatives and senators in Texas who stand steadfastly behind it.
Reclaim The Records, a national organization that has been instrumental in securing the release of over twenty-eight million public records, has joined TXARC as a strategic partner.
After painstaking work with legislators and legislative staff that began in the fall, we now have a solid draft of a clean adoptee rights bill in Texas.
Truth should shroud adoption practices so that adoptees are not left powerless at the hands of those who profit from it.