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H.R. 12508 (95th): A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to facilitate the admission into the United States of more than two adopted children, and to provide for the expeditious naturalization of adopted children.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
May 2, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 1978.

Law
Pub.L. 95-417
Sponsor

Herbert Harris II

Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 5, 1978

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History

May 2, 1978
 
Introduced

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Jul 18, 1978
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Sep 20, 1978
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 5, 1978
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 12508 (95th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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