Bill Summary & Status – 104th Congress – H.R. 3286

United States Congress
104th Congress – H.R. 3286
Bill Summary & Status


H.R.3286      (Major Legislation)
SPONSOR: Rep Molinari (introduced 04/23/96)


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TITLE(S):

  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS INTRODUCED:
    Adoption Promotion and Stability Act of 1996
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS REPORTED TO HOUSE:
    Adoption Promotion and Stability Act of 1996
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS PASSED HOUSE:
    Adoption Promotion and Stability Act of 1996
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS REPORTED TO SENATE:
    Adoption Promotion and Stability Act of 1996
  • OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED:
    A bill to help families defray adoption costs, and to promote the adoption of minority children.

STATUS: Floor Actions
06/24/96 Reported to Senate from the Committee on Indian Affairs with amendment, S. Rept. 104-288
06/13/96 Reported to Senate from the Committee on Finance with amendment, S. Rept. 104-279 (CR S6223)
06/13/96 Referred to Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (CR S6220)
05/13/96 Referred to Senate Committee on Finance (CR S4971)
05/10/96 Measure passed House, amended, roll call #165 (393-15) (CR H4822)
05/10/96 Measure considered in House (CR H4807-4822)
05/09/96 Measure considered in House (CR H4775-4785)
05/09/96 Measure called up by special rule in House (CR H4775)
05/03/96 Reported to House from the Committee on Ways and Means, amended, H. Rept. 104-542 (Part II)(5/6/96 CR H4429-4430)
04/30/96 Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities discharged in House (CR H4302)
04/30/96 Reported to House from the Committee on Resources, amended, H. Rept. 104-542 (Part I) (CR H4301)


STATUS: Detailed Legislative Status

House Actions

Apr 23, 96:
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Resources, and Economic and Educational Opportunities, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Apr 25, 96:
Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families.
Apr 23, 96:
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Resources, and Economic and Educational Opportunities, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Apr 25, 96:
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Apr 25, 96:
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Apr 30, 96:
Reported to House (Amended) by House Committee on Resources. H. Rept. 104-542, Part I.
Apr 23, 96:
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Resources, and Economic and Educational Opportunities, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

May 1, 96:
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 1, 96:
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 3, 96:
Reported to House (Amended) by House Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 104-542, Part II.
Apr 30, 96:
House Committee on Economic and Educational discharged.
May 3, 96:
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
May 7, 96:
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 428 Reported to House.
May 9, 96:
Rule H. Res. 428 passed House.
Called up by House under the provisions of rule H. Res. 428.
May 10, 96:
Considered by House as unfinished business.
Passed House (Amended) by recorded vote: 393 – 15 (Roll no. 165).

Senate Actions

May 13, 96:
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Jun 12, 96:
Committee on Finance. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
May 23, 96:
Ordered, if and when reported by the Committee on Finance the bill then be referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs for the purpose of considering Title 3, for a period of 10 days of session, to report or be discharged.
Jun 13, 96:
Committee on Finance. Reported to Senate by Senator Roth with amendments. With written report No. 104-279.
Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs pursuant to the order of May 23, 1996.

Jun 19, 96:
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably. Committee ordered favorably reported Title III of the bill.
Jun 24, 96:
Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported to Senate by Senator McCain with an amendment. With written report No. 104-288.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 454.

STATUS: Congressional Record Page References
05/07/96 Full text of Maloney amendments printed (CR H4529-4530)
05/07/96 Full text of D. Young amendment printed (CR H4530)
05/09/96 Full text of Measure as reported in House printed (CR H4775-4780)
05/10/96 Full text of D. Young amendment printed (CR H4807)


COMMITTEE(S):


AMENDMENT(S):

H.AMDT.1052H.AMDT.1053


COSPONSORS(17):

Rep Archer – 04/23/96 Rep Bunning – 04/23/96
Rep Pryce – 04/23/96 Rep Solomon – 04/23/96
Rep Tiahrt – 04/23/96 Rep Shaw – 04/23/96
Rep Blute – 04/25/96 Rep Ramstad – 04/29/96
Rep Inglis – 04/30/96 Rep Traficant – 05/01/96
Rep Smith, C. – 05/01/96 Rep McCollum – 05/01/96
Rep Klink – 05/01/96 Rep Fawell – 05/01/96
Rep Dornan – 05/02/96 Rep Boehner – 05/02/96
Rep Hutchinson – 05/02/96

SUMMARY AS OF:

(REVISED AS OF 06/24/96 — Reported to Senate, amended)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Title I: Credit for Adoption Expenses
  • Title II: Interethnic Adoption
  • Title IV (sic): Revenue Offsets

Adoption Promotion and Stability Act of 1996 – Title I: Credit for Adoption Expenses – Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow for a limited adoption credit of up to $5,000 ($6,000, in the case of a child with special needs). Excludes from an employee’s gross income up to $5,000 ($6,000, in the case of a child with special needs) of amounts paid by the employer for adoption expenses. Prohibits a double benefit. Mandates a study concerning such credit and exclusion.

Title II: Interethnic Adoption – Amends part E of title IV (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit any State or entity receiving Federal adoption or foster care assistance from limiting an adoption because of race, color, or national origin.

Title IV (sic): Revenue Offsets – Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) repeal the reserve method of accounting for bad debts by thrift institutions; and (2) revise the income forecast method of determining depreciation deductions.

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