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IC 31-19-21
     Chapter 21. Consent to Release of Identifying Information

IC 31-19-21-1
Consent; contents
    
Sec. 1. (a) A person who has transmitted identifying or nonidentifying information under IC 31-19-18-2 may consent to the release of identifying information concerning the person in a signed writing.
    (b) The consent described in subsection (a) must identify the persons to whom the information may be released.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11.

IC 31-19-21-2
Modification or withdrawal of consent
    
Sec. 2. A consent made under this chapter (or IC 31-3-4-27 before its repeal) may be:
        (1) withdrawn; or
        (2) modified;
in a signed writing.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11.

IC 31-19-21-3
Manner of release of identifying and nonidentifying information
    
Sec. 3. A holder of information that receives a consent made under this chapter (or IC 31-3-4-27 before its repeal) may release identifying and nonidentifying information only in conformity with:
        (1) the last version of the consent filed with the holder; and
        (2) IC 31-19-22 and IC 31-19-24 through IC 31-19-25.5.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11. Amended by P.L.191-2011, SEC.24.

IC 31-19-21-4
Release after consenting person's death
    
Sec. 4. A consenting person may restrict the consent to the release of the information only after the consenting person's death. The holder of the information may release the information in conformity with the consent only if proof of the consenting person's death is submitted to the holder.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11.

IC 31-19-21-5
Errors in execution of consent form
    
Sec. 5. The state registrar may contact a person who submits a written consent under this chapter that is:
        (1) incompletely; or
        (2) inaccurately;
executed to inform the person regarding the error in the execution of the consent form.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11.



IC 31-19-21-6
Storage and indexing of consents
    
Sec. 6. The following persons shall provide for the storage and indexing of consents made under this chapter to carry out IC 31-19-22 and IC 31-19-24 through IC 31-19-25.5:
        (1) The state registrar.
        (2) The department.
        (3) County offices of family and children.
        (4) Licensed child placing agencies.
        (5) Professional health care providers (as defined in IC 34-6-2-117).
        (6) Courts.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11. Amended by P.L.1-1998, SEC.160; P.L.145-2006, SEC.256; P.L.191-2011, SEC.25.

IC 31-19-21-7
Sending copy of consent and withdrawal or modification of consent to state registrar
    
Sec. 7. The following persons shall send a copy of a consent for the release of identifying information and any signed writing that withdraws or modifies a consent for the release of identifying information received by the person to the state registrar:
        (1) The department.
        (2) A local office.
        (3) A licensed child placing agency.
        (4) A professional health care provider (as defined in IC 34-6-2-117).
        (5) An attorney.
        (6) A court.
As added by P.L.191-2011, SEC.26. Amended by P.L.128-2012, SEC.66.