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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
- Chapter 50. Vital Statistics Act
- Section 510. Descriptive Information Regarding Biological Parents.
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AS 18.50.510. Descriptive Information Regarding Biological Parents.
- (a) The state registrar shall, at the request of an adoptive parent or of an adopted person 18 years of age or older,
release the following information regarding a biological parent named on the original birth certificate of the adopted
person if available from the registrar's adoption records:
- (1) the age of the biological parent on the day the adopted person was born;
- (2) the heritage of the biological parent, to include
- (A) national origin;
- (B) ethnic background; and
- (C) tribal membership;
- (3) the medical history of the biological parent and of blood relatives of the biological parent;
- (4) the number of years of school completed by the biological parent by the day the adopted person was born;
- (5) a physical description of the biological parent on the day the adopted person was born, including height, weight, and
color of hair, eyes, and skin;
- (6) the existence of other children of the biological parent;
- (7) whether the biological parent was alive at the time of adoption;
- (8) the religion of the biological parent; and
- (9) other information provided by the biological parent for disclosure to the child, which may include such items as
photographs, letters, and a statement explaining the reasons for the adoption.
- (b) Information released under (a) of this section shall be on a standard form prepared by the commissioner. The
information may not include the name of a biological parent or other information not listed in (a) of this section.
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