Adoption committee and tax credit.

Authors: Representative Rebecca Kubacki

Co-authors: Representative P Eric Turner, Representative Karlee Macer

Sponsors: Senator Carlin Yoder, Senator Ed Charbonneau, Senator Brandt Hershman

Co-Sponsors: Senator Lonnie Randolph, Senator John Broden, Senator Michael Delph, Senator Joseph Zakas


Provides an adjusted gross income tax credit for an individual who is eligible to claim the federal adoption credit. Establishes the interim committee on adoption to: (1) study how other states provide services under public adoption programs and study legal and regulatory costs associated with foster care and private adoption; (2) make recommendations concerning improving adoption programs; and (3) report the committee's findings and recommendations.