To comply with state law amendments, passed in July 2011, that allow adult adoptees to receive copies of their original birth certificates starting in July 2012.
Number of original birth certificates released to adult adoptees; number of contact preference forms filed by birth parents of adopted children; birth parent contact preferences
2011 to present
Updated: October 24, 2017
Source Office of Vital Records, Rhode Island Department of Health
Office of Vital Records, Rhode Island Department of Health