600A.10  Termination procedures--penalty for violation.

1.  Any biological parent who chooses to identify the other biological parent and who knowingly and intentionally identifies a person who is not the other biological parent in the written release of custody or in any other document related to the termination of parental rights proceedings is guilty of a simple misdemeanor.

2.  Any person who accepts a release of custody under section 600A.4 prior to the expiration of the seventy-two-hour period required is guilty of a serious misdemeanor.

Section History: Recent form

  94 Acts, ch 1174, §21, 22

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