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H.R. 13247 (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.

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Jun 22, 1978
95th Congress (1977–1978)
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Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


Herbert Harris II

Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district


See Instead

H.R. 12508 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 5, 1978



Jun 22, 1978

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H.R. 13247 (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. 13247. 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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