2005 WISCONSIN ACT 343
An Act to amend 48.433 (3) (intro.) of the statutes; relating to: the age at which an adoptee may obtain identifying information about his or her birth parents.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
48.433 (3) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.433 (3) (intro.) Any person 21
18 years of age or over whose birth parent's rights have been terminated in this state or who has been adopted in this state with the consent of his or her birth parent or parents before February 1, 1982, may request the department, or agency contracted with under sub. (11), to provide the person with the following:
(1) Access to identifying information about birth parents. This act first applies to requests for access to identifying information about birth parents, as defined in section 48.433 (1) (b) of the statutes, that are received by the department of health and family services on the effective date of this subsection.