In the Penzel Conference Room, Public Library Were you adopted? Has adoption touched your life? Participate in a Q & A discussion with the Adoption Triad of the Ozarks’ group and G’s Adoption Registry. On January 1, 2018, a new law called the Missouri Adoptee Rights Act will allow adopted adults the opportunity to request a copy of your original birth certificate without the need for a court order. This law will affect hundreds of thousands of Missouri-born adopted adults and their families. Experience this life-changing Breaking the Seal 2018 event in Jefferson City when the Missouri Adoptee Rights Act becomes effective. Learn about an educational conference on 1/1/2018 and a trip to the Department of Health and Senior Services on 1/2/2018 to request a copy of your original birth certificate.