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

Introduced:

Jun 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2013

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

Law:

Pub.L. 112-276

Sponsor:

John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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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.

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History

Jun 21, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 19, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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Dec 5, 2012
 
Passed Senate

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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.

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Details

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

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Votes

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Related Bills

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H.R. 6027 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 2012

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