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H.R. 2883 (106th): Child Citizenship Act of 2000

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to confer United States citizenship automatically and retroactively on certain foreign-born children adopted by citizens of the United States.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 21, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 2000.

Law:

Pub.L. 106-395

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2000
Length: 6 pages

History

Sep 21, 1999
 
Introduced

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Jul 26, 2000
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 19, 2000
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 12, 2000
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 30, 2000
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2883 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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