To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide services for birthmothers who are placing or have placed a child for adoption, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 10, 2019
Length: 5 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on July 10, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Smucker Introduces Legislation to Improve Adoption Outcomes And Affordability”
— Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA11] (Sponsor) on Jul 15, 2019
Jul 10, 2019
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Apr 5, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2375.
H.R. 3690 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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