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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the incentives for adoption and to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to increase adoptive incentive payments.
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Apr 12, 2005
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1561”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
29 cosponsors (18D, 11R)
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Last Action: Mar 2, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1561 — 109th Congress: Childhood Adoption Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr1561
“H.R. 1561 — 109th Congress: Childhood Adoption Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr1561>
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