CHC 1217.1     

Art. 1217.1. Reporting requirement; statistical availability

            A. For each adopted child, the court shall ensure that the department receives all of the following information:

            (1) Whether either of the adopted parents are related to the child.

            (2) The age of the child at placement.

            (3) The age of the child at the time of finalization.

            (4) The gender of the child.

            (5) The race of the child.

            (6) The location of placement.

            (7) Other nonidentifying information the department requests in order to maintain statistical records of adoption finalizations.

            B. The department shall release yearly statistics on adoptions and placements of children in Louisiana. These statistics shall be made available to the public.

            Acts 2021, No. 6, §1.