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Patients consenting to adoptions; protocols.
Section 395.1024, Florida Statutes 2004

395.1024  Patients consenting to adoptions; protocols.--

(1)  Each licensed facility shall adopt a protocol that at a minimum provides for facility staff to be knowledgeable of the waiting periods, revocation and the contents of the consent to adoption as contained in s. 63.082(4), and describes the supportive and unbiased manner in which facility staff will interact with birth parents and prospective adoptive parents regarding the adoption, in particular during the waiting period required in s. 63.082(4)(b) before consenting to an adoption.

(2)  The protocol shall be in writing and be provided upon request to any birth parent or prospective adoptive parent of a child born in the facility.

History.--s. 39, ch. 2001-3.