3107.60 Open adoption definitions.

As used in sections 3107.60 to 3107.68 of the Revised Code:

(A) "Agency," "attorney," and "identifying information" have the same meanings as in section 3107.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Nonidentifying information" means one of the following:

(1) In relation to a birth parent, any information that is not identifying information, including all of the following:

(a) A birth parent's age at the time the birth parent's child is adopted;

(b) The medical and genetic history of the birth parents;

(c) The age, sex, and medical and genetic history of an adopted person's birth sibling and extended family members;

(d) A person's heritage and ethnic background, educational level, general physical appearance, religion, occupation, and cause of death;

(e) Any information that may be included in a social and medical history as specified in divisions (B) and (C) of section 3107.09 of the Revised Code.

(2) In relation to an adoptive parent, subject to a determination made pursuant to division (E) of section 3107.66 of the Revised Code, any information that is not identifying information, including all of the following:

(a) An adoptive parent's age at the time of adoption;

(b) An adoptive sibling's age at the time of adoption;

(c) The heritage, ethnic background, religion, educational level, and occupation of the adoptive parent;

(d) General information known about the well-being of the adoptee before and after the adoption.

Cite as R.C. § 3107.60

History. Effective Date: 09-18-1996; 2008 HB7 04-07-2009