106th Congress – S. 1485: Bill Summary & Status

United States Congress
106th Congress – S. 1485
Bill Summary & Status


S.1485
Sponsor: Sen Nickles, Don (introduced 8/4/1999)
Related Bills: H.R.2883
Latest Major Action: 10/29/1999 Referred to House subcommittee
Title: A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to confer United States citizenship automatically and retroactively on certain foreign-born children adopted by citizens of the United States.


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TITLE(S):  (italics indicate a title for a portion of a bill)

  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS INTRODUCED:
    Adopted Orphans Citizenship Act
  • OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED:
    A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to confer United States citizenship automatically and retroactively on certain foreign-born children adopted by citizens of the United States.

STATUS: (color indicates Senate actions) (Floor Actions/Congressional Record Page References)

8/4/1999:
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

10/21/1999:
Committee on Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
10/21/1999:
Committee on Judiciary. Reported to Senate by Senator Hatch without amendment. Without written report.
10/21/1999:
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 337.
10/26/1999:
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
10/27/1999 10:04am:
Received in the House.
10/27/1999:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/27/1999:
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

10/29/1999:
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims.

COMMITTEE(S):

Committee/Subcommittee: Activity:
House Judiciary Referral
Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims Referral
Senate Judiciary Referral, Reporting

RELATED BILL DETAILS:  (additional related bills may be indentified in Status)

Bill: Relationship:
H.R.2883 Identical bill identified by CRS

AMENDMENT(S):

***NONE***


COSPONSORS(24), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

Sen Abraham, Spencer – 10/8/1999 Sen Ashcroft, John – 8/4/1999
Sen Bond, Christopher S. – 8/4/1999 Sen Brownback, Sam – 8/4/1999
Sen Chafee, John H. – 8/4/1999 Sen Cochran, Thad – 8/4/1999
Sen Craig, Larry E. – 8/4/1999 Sen DeWine, Michael – 8/4/1999
Sen Durbin, Richard J. – 10/7/1999 Sen Edwards, John – 8/4/1999
Sen Grams, Rod – 10/21/1999 Sen Grassley, Charles E. – 8/4/1999
Sen Hollings, Ernest F. – 8/4/1999 Sen Inhofe, James M. – 8/4/1999
Sen Johnson, Tim – 10/21/1999 Sen Kennedy, Edward M. – 8/4/1999
Sen Kerry, John F. – 7/10/2000 Sen Landrieu, Mary L. – 8/4/1999
Sen Levin, Carl – 8/4/1999 Sen Lott, Trent – 8/4/1999
Sen Rockefeller IV, John D. – 8/4/1999 Sen Sarbanes, Paul S. – 10/7/1999
Sen Smith, Gordon – 8/4/1999 Sen Torricelli, Robert G. – 9/9/1999


SUMMARY AS OF:
8/4/1999–Introduced.

Adopted Orphans Citizenship Act – Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the acquisition of U.S. citizenship (as of the date of birth) by certain foreign-born children adopted by a U.S. citizen parent or parents.

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