S.3091 - Adoption Fairness Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 03/09/2010)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/09/2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3091 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/09/2010)
Adoption Fairness Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) from charging a fee for the issuance of a Certificate of Citizenship for a child who is adopted by a U.S.-citizen parent and who is eligible for automatic citizenship regardless of whether the child's adoption was finalized in the United States or in a foreign country.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) implement measures to facilitate the timely issuance of such Certificates; and (2) report to Congress regarding recommendations to streamline the Certificate process.