ACIN I-19-08: Sibling Mutual Consent Program – Confidential Intermediary (3/28/08)

In 2007, Family Code Section 9205 was amended to permit adoptees and siblings greater opportunities to initiate and make contact with each other. (See ACL 07-17.)  This ACIN “regrets to inform” counties that, due to budgetary shortfalls, Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed funding for implementation of AB 2488, stating that implementation of the program would be delayed for one year.  Furthermore, the state has recommended repealing AB 2488 altogether.  [Download]