H.R. 3896 (108th): ICARE Act


Mar 4, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim DeMint

Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 4, 2004
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About the bill

Full Title

To establish an Office of Intercountry Adoptions within the Department of State, and to reform United States laws governing intercountry adoptions.

Summary (CRS)

3/4/2004--Introduced.Intercountry Adoption Reform Act of 2004 or ICARE Act - Establishes an Office of Intercountry Adoptions within the Department of State (DOS). Requires the President to appoint an Ambassador at ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 4, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3896”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (10R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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