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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 48 - 23 - 301 PART 3. ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE
OF VOLUNTARY ADOPTION REGISTRY.
§48-23-301. Division of human services to establish and maintain mutual consent voluntary adoption registry.
The division of human services, as provided for in §9-2-1, et seq. of this code, shall establish and maintain the mutual consent voluntary adoption registry, except that the division may contract out the function of establishing and maintaining the registry to a licensed voluntary agency with expertise in providing post-legal adoption services, in which case the agency shall establish and maintain the registry that would otherwise be operated by the division.

The secretary of the department of health and human resources shall promulgate and adopt such rules as are necessary for implementing this article.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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