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Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019

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A bill 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.


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03/28/2019Introduced in Senate

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03/28/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
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Cosponsors (7)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD]* 03/28/2019
Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO]* 03/28/2019
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 03/28/2019
Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]* 03/28/2019
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]* 03/28/2019
Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS]* 03/28/2019
Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] 08/01/2019

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Senate Foreign Relations03/28/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (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.