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Introduced in House (10/26/2000)

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.

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).