H.R. 16346 (93rd): A bill to confer U.S. citizenship on certain Vietnamese children and to provide for the adoption of such children by American families.


Aug 8, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 8, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Cronin

Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

8/8/1974--Introduced.States the declaration of the Congress that thousands of children were fathered in Vietnam by United States citizens during the course of the Vietnam conflict.States that the United States has ... Read more >

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Aug 8, 1974

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H.R. 15187 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 4, 1974

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