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Short Titles - House of Representatives

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Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019

Short Titles as Introduced

Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 to require the Secretary of State to report on intercountry adoptions from countries which have significantly reduced adoption rates involving immigration to the United States, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (2)

05/20/2019Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 - 0 (Roll no. 218).(text: CR H3973)
03/28/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (13)

Date Chamber
05/21/2019SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
05/20/2019-7:05pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/20/2019-7:05pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 - 0 (Roll no. 218). (text: CR H3973)
05/20/2019-6:30pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3995)
05/20/2019-4:38pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
05/20/2019-4:29pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1952.
05/20/2019-4:29pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3973-3975)
05/20/2019-4:29pmHouseMr. Castro (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
04/09/2019HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
04/09/2019HouseCommittee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
04/09/2019HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
03/28/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
03/28/2019HouseIntroduced in House

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Foreign Affairs03/28/2019 Referred to
04/09/2019 Markup by
Senate Foreign Relations05/21/2019 Referred to

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Subjects (7)

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Introduced in House (03/28/2019)

Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019

This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual report to Congress on intercountry adoptions. The reports shall contain (1) a list of countries that have laws that prevent or prohibit adoptions by American parents, (2) various information related to such prohibitions, and (3) what steps the State Department has taken to help such countries reopen intercountry adoptions.