H.R.5626: Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 26, 2018
  • Latest Major Action July 11, 2018

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Bill Summary

Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 to direct the Department of State to include in its annual intercountry adoptions report to Congress information on: countries that have a law or policy that prevented or prohibited adoptions of children by American parents regardless of whether the adoptions occurred under The Hague Convention on Protection of Children and...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 4 statements associated with H.R.5626.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 11
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
July 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6015-6017)
July 10
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 10

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6015)

July 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5626.
May 17
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
May 17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
April 26
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
April 26

Introduced in the House by Doug Collins (R-Ga.)

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