TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF THE LAW THAT ALLOWS AN AGENCY ACTING AS A CONFIDENTIAL INTERMEDIARY TO OBTAIN A COPY OF A DEATH CERTIFICATE OF A BIOLOGICAL PARENT OR AN ADULT ADOPTEE TO INCLUDE A LINEAL ASCENDANT OF A BIOLOGICAL PARENT WHEN IT IS DETERMINED THE BIOLOGICAL PARENT, ADULT ADOPTEE, OR THE LINEAL ASCENDANT OF THE BIOLOGICAL PARENT IS DECEASED.
House amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Rewrites the bill so that it adds to current GS 48-9-104(d) a provision that if the agency determines that a lineal ascendant of the deceased person who is the subject of the search is deceased, the agency may also obtain a copy of the death certificate of the deceased lineal ascendant and deliver it to the person who requested the services.
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