S. 1593 (94th): Opportunities for Adoption Act


Apr 29, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 1975, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan Cranston

Senator from California


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to promote the health and welfare of children in need of adoption by facilitating their placement.

Summary (CRS)

4/29/1975--Introduced.Opportunities for Adoption Act - Provides for adoption assistance programs under the provisions of the Public Health Service Act. Makes it the purpose of this Act, in order to promote ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 29, 1975

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1593”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (8D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 3298 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 3, 1974

S. 961 (95th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 16, 1977

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