A bill to promote the healthy development of children who would benefit from adoption by facilitating their placement in adoptive homes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Mar 23, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Died in a previous Congress
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
- See Instead:
S. 961 (same title)
Ordered Reported — May 16, 1977
May 14, 1975
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 7004 (94th).
Mar 23, 1977
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H.R. 5550 (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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