Sponsor and status
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 1978
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 1978.
Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 5, 1978
May 2, 1978
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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
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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 12508. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
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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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, Pub. L. No. 95-417, H.R. 12508, 95th Cong. (1978).
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