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H.R. 4181 (103rd): Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994

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To prohibit an agency, or entity, that receives Federal assistance and is involved in adoption or foster care programs from delaying or denying the placement of a child based on the race, color, or national origin of the child or adoptive or foster parent or parents involved, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Alan Wheat

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 12, 1994
Length: 4 pages
Apr 12, 1994
103rd Congress (1993–1994)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)



Apr 12, 1994

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H.R. 4181 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4181. This is the one from the 103rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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