Summary: H.R.2764 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2764. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/27/1989)

Requires the head of each Federal agency to establish a program under which agency employees shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the adoption of a child.

Allows a reimbursement only: (1) after the adoption becomes final; (2) if, at the time of adoption, the child is under 18 years of age and unmarried; and (3) if appropriate, written application has been filed as may be required. Provides that a reimbursement shall be payable only if, or to the extent that, similar benefits have not met the full amount of adoption expenses. Prohibits a reimbursement from exceeding $2,000. Provides for determining reimbursement amounts when both adopting parents are Federal employees.

Prohibits the denial of a reimbursement from being based on the marital status of the applicant.

Allows the Office of Personnel Management to issue general guidelines for the uniform administration of this Act.

Makes this Act applicable to Postal Service employees.