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Adoption code overhaul passes state Senate, likely to be signed by governor
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State Rep. Bert Reeves, left, R-Marietta, sponsor of HB 159, the adoption bill, and house speaker David Ralston, react to the passage of the bill during a press conference after the Senate vote Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Atlanta. - photo by Associated Press
The Georgia Senate has passed a sweeping revamp to the state's adoption code, sending the bill to the governor's desk.