House Bill 1952
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-184 on Oct 30, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 28, 2019
Latest Action
Oct 30, 2020
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1952
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Georgia
California
Colorado
Massachusetts
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (1)
Passed
May 20, 2019
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019

This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual report to Congress on intercountry adoptions. The reports shall contain (1) a list of countries that have laws that prevent or prohibit adoptions by American parents, (2) various information related to such prohibitions, and (3) what steps the State Department has taken to help such countries reopen intercountry adoptions.

Text (4)
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 29, 2019 7:12:11 AM
Record Updated
Feb 8, 2022 11:16:20 PM