To realign structures and reallocate resources in the Federal Government, in keeping with the core American belief that families are the best protection for children and the bedrock of any society, to bolster United States diplomacy and assistance targeted at ensuring that every child can grow up in a permanent, safe, nurturing, and loving family, and to strengthen intercountry adoption to the United States and around the world and ensure that it becomes a viable and fully developed option for providing families for children in need, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 23, 2013
Length: 72 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on October 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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31 Cosponsors (21 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
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Oct 23, 2013
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H.R. 3323 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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