Section 3107.60 | Open adoption definitions.
(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.
Available Versions of this Section
- April 7, 2009 – House Bill 7, 127th General Assembly [ View April 7, 2009 Version ]