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H.R. 1952: Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Doug Collins

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 21, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 28, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 20, 2019

This bill passed in the House on May 20, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
43% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Collins and Langevin applaud House passage of international adoption bill
    — Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9] (Sponsor) on May 20, 2019

Langevin and Collins Applaud House Passage of International Adoption Bill
    — Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2] (Co-sponsor) on May 20, 2019

the daily leader: monday, may 20, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 19, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1952 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Mar 28, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 9, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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May 17, 2019
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 20, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Signed by the President

H.R. 1952 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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