To amend the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 to require the Secretary of State to report on intercountry adoptions from countries which have significantly reduced adoption rates involving immigration to the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 10, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
Apr 26, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 17, 2018
A committee has voted to issue 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 10, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
May 20, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1952.
H.R. 5626 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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