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Jun 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 30, 2010
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 30, 2010.
Senator from Minnesota
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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2010
Length: 3 pages
A bill to restore immunization and sibling age exemptions for children adopted by United States citizens under the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption to allow their admission into the United States.
International Adoption Simplification Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include in the definition of "child," and thus in the exemption from required admissions vaccination documentation, certain children ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1376 — 111th Congress: International Adoption Simplification Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1376
“S. 1376 — 111th Congress: International Adoption Simplification Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1376>
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