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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

1/14/2013--Public Law.Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012 - Applies universal intercountry adoption accreditation standards under the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000, and related regulations, to the same extent as ... Read more >


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

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 14, 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3331”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (2R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 6027 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 2012

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