H.R.5574 - Adoption Does Offer Potential Treasures Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lampson, Nick [D-TX-9] (Introduced 10/26/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Commerce; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||11/08/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment.|
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Summary: H.R.5574 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Adoption Does Offer Potential Treasures Act - Title I: Adoption Promotion - Adoption Promotion Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish an adoption awareness program through a grants program to eligible private entities.
Introduced in House (10/26/2000)
Establishes the Adoption Awareness Commission to review and make recommendations to the Secretary regarding grant applicants. Authorize appropriations.
Title II: Adoption Credit, and Exclusion for Adoption Assistance Programs, Expanded and Made Permanent - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the tax credit allowable for adoption expenses and the amount of their exclusion from gross income; (2) increase the income category of taxpayers eligible for such credit; and (3) repeal the termination date for such tax incentives (thus making them permanent).