SF1284, which reforms Minnesota law for adoptees seeking their original birth certificates, has been introduced in the Minnesota Senate and is expected to be referred to committee shortly.
We are a non-partisan, all-volunteer group of individuals working to reform Minnesota law so that adult adoptees will have access to their own original birth certificates.
The Minnesota Adoptee Access bill was originally introduced in 2015 by chief authors Rep. Melissa Hortman (D) and Sen. Michelle Benson (R)
A broad-based group of stakeholders came up with a bill to move forward in the next legislative session.
Want to know how we got to where we are today with closed adoption records in Minnesota? Start here.