H. R. 3386
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 30, 2013
Mr. Smith of Texas (for himself and Ms. Bass) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To require Certificates of Citizenship and other Federal documents to reflect name and date of birth determinations made by a State court and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Accuracy for Adoptees Act
Recognition of State court determinations of name and birth date
Section 320 of the Immigration and Nationality Act ( 8 U.S.C. 1431 ) is amended by adding at the end the following:
A Certificate of Citizenship or other Federal document issued or requested to be amended under this section shall reflect the child’s name and date of birth as indicated on a State court order, birth certificate, certificate of foreign birth, certificate of birth abroad, or similar State vital records document issued by the child’s State of residence in the United States after the child has been adopted or readopted in that State.