S. 1300: Adoptive Family Relief Act

Introduced:

May 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 16, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 16, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-70

Sponsor:

Dianne Feinstein

Senior Senator from California

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 8, 2015
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the section 221 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide relief for adoptive families from immigrant visa fees in certain situations.

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History

May 12, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 9, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 14, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 6, 2015
 
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.

Oct 16, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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