H.R. 5550 (95th): Opportunities for Adoption Act

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.



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.


Yvonne Burke

Representative for California's 28th congressional district


See Instead:

S. 961 (same title)
Reported by Committee — May 16, 1977


Mar 23, 1977

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H.R. 5550 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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