Introduced by Sen. John Pappageorge R-Troy on May 17, 2012
To allow an individual married person to adopt an adult without the spouse also petitioning for this if all the parties agree, or if the spouse does not consent, with a court's permission. This might be done for purposes of inheritance. The bills makes an exception to the current requirement that both spouses petition for this. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on May 17, 2012
Reported in the Senate on October 17, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 17, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 17, 2012