2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 23 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 29 - Decrees and Records
2909 - Medical history information.

     § 2909.  Medical history information.
        (a)  Delivery of information.--Prior to the finalization of
     an adoption, medical history information shall, where
     practicable, be delivered by the attending physician or other
     designated person to the intermediary who shall deliver such
     information to the adopting parents or their physician. In cases
     where there is no intermediary, medical history information
     shall be delivered directly to the adopting parents or their
     physician.
        (b)  Editing of information.--Except as provided in section
     2905 (relating to impounding of proceedings and access to
     records), medical history information shall be edited before
     delivery or release by the Department of Public Welfare so as to
     remove any contents which would identify the adoptee's natural
     family.
        (c)  Availability of information forms.--The Department of
     Public Welfare shall, upon request, make available to courts,
     adoption agencies and individuals medical history information
     forms that enable parents whose rights have been terminated to
     register and update medical history information with the
     Department of Public Welfare and with the court which entered
     the decree of termination.
        (d)  Regulations.--The Department of Public Welfare shall, in
     consultation with the Department of Health, prescribe by
     regulation the procedure to be utilized and to develop the
     content of medical history information forms.
     (June 23, 1982, P.L.617, No.174, eff. 1 year; Dec. 20, 1995,
     P.L.685, No.76, eff. 60 days)

        Cross References.  Section 2909 is referred to in section
     2102 of this title.

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