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H.R. 3386 (113th): Accuracy for Adoptees Act


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 30, 2013 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3386

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 30, 2013

(for himself and Ms. Bass) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Accuracy for Adoptees Act .

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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:

(c)

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.

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