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S.1614: 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 Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 13 (3 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 16, 2014
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Bill Progress

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

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

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. 16, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-74.
Jan. 16, 2014 Signed by President.
Jan. 8, 2014 Presented to President.
Dec. 23, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 23, 2013 On passage Passed without objection. (text: CR H8130)
Dec. 23, 2013 Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H8130)
Dec. 23, 2013 Mr. Denham asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
Dec. 23, 2013 Received in the House.
Dec. 20, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 20, 2013 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S9069)
Dec. 20, 2013 Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S9069)
Oct. 30, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.