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Mar 23, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
This bill was introduced on March 23, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 28th congressional district
Reported by Committee — May 16, 1977
A bill to promote the healthy development of children who would benefit from adoption by facilitating their placement in adoptive homes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 7004 (94th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5550”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 1975
Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 16, 1977
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5550 — 95th Congress: Opportunities for Adoption Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr5550
“H.R. 5550 — 95th Congress: Opportunities for Adoption Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1977. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr5550>
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