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H.R.3386: Accuracy for Adoptees Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor Lamar Smith, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 31 (7 Democrats, 24 Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 9, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Accuracy for Adoptees Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to require that a certificate of citizenship or other federal document issued, or requested to be amended, reflect the child's name and date of birth as indicated on a state court order, birth certificate, certificate of foreign birth, certificate of birth abroad, or similar state vital records document issued by the child's U.S. state of residence after the child has been adopted or readopted in that state.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Oct. 30, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.