S. 3331 (112th): Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012

A bill to provide for universal intercountry adoption accreditation standards, and for other purposes.



Jun 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.


Pub.L. 112-276


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Jan 2, 2013
Length: 2 pages


Jun 21, 2012

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Sep 19, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Dec 5, 2012
Passed Senate

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

Jan 1, 2013
Passed House

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Jan 14, 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3331 (112th) 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 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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