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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the reimbursement of expenses incurred by a Federal employee in the adoption of a child.

Actions Overview (1)

06/27/1989Introduced in House

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07/05/1989Referred to the Subcommittee on Compensation and Employee Benefits.
Action By: Committee on Post Office and Civil Service
07/05/1989Executive Comment Requested from OMB and OPM.
06/27/1989Referred to the House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/27/1989Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Post Office and Civil Service06/27/1989 Referred to
House Post Office and Civil Service Subcommittee on Compensation and Employee Benefits07/05/1989 Referred to

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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.