Home > 106th Congressional Bills > S. 1485 (is) 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. [Introduced in Senate] ...

S. 1485 (is) 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. [Introduced in Senate] ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org


  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1485

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
 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.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Adopted Orphans Citizenship Act''.

SEC. 2. ACQUISITION OF UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP BY CERTAIN ADOPTED 
              CHILDREN.

    (a) Amendments to the Immigration and Nationality Act.--Section 301 
of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1401) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``and'' at the end of subsection (g);
            (2) by striking the period at the end of subsection (h) and 
        inserting ``; and''; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(i) an unmarried person, under the age of 18 years, born 
        outside the United States and its outlying possessions and 
        thereafter adopted by at least one parent who is a citizen of 
        the United States and who has been physically present in the 
        United States or one of its outlying possessions for a period 
        or periods totaling not less than 5 years prior to the adoption 
        of the person, at least 2 of which were after attaining the age 
        of 14 years, if--
                    ``(1) the person is physically present in the 
                United States with the citizen parent, having attained 
                the status of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent 
                residence;
                    ``(2) the person satisfied the requirements in 
                subparagraph (E) or (F) of section 101(b)(1); and
                    ``(3) the person seeks documentation as a United 
                States citizen while under the age of 18 years.''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall 
apply with respect to persons adopted before, on, or after the date of 
enactment of this Act.

            Passed the Senate October 26, 1999.

            Attest:

                                                             Secretary.
106th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                                S. 1485

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

 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.

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 1792 (ih) To provide crime-fighting scholarships to certain law enforcement officers. [Introduced in House] ...
2 H.Con.Res. 398 (ih) Expressing the sense of the Congress that a postage stamp should be issued to honor the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America. [Introduced in House] ...
3 H.R. 2490 (eh) Making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes. [Engrossed...
4 H.R. 2991 (ih) To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to provide for periodic revision of retaliation lists or other remedial action implemented under section 306 of such Act. [Introduced in House] ...
5 S. 3077 (is) To amend the Social Security Act to make corrections and refinements in the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP health insurance programs, as revised by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinemen...
6 H.R. 5142 (ih) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide under [Introduced in House] ...
7 H.R. 5102 (ih) For the relief of Javed Iqbal. [Introduced in House] ...
8 S. 2802 (is) To amend the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994 to add White Earth Tribal and Community College to the list of 1994 Institutions. [Introduced in Senate] ...
9 H.Res. 312 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
10 S. 626 (is) To provide relief from unfair interest and penalties on refunds retroactively ordered by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. [Introduced in Senate] ...
11 S. 382 (es) To establish the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
12 S. 2677 (rs) To restrict assistance until certain conditions are satisfied and to support democratic and economic transition in Zimbabwe. [Reported in Senate] ...
13 H.R. 5164 (enr) To amend title 49, United States Code, to require reports concerning defects in motor vehicles or tires or other motor vehicle equipment in foreign countries, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
14 H.R. 5553 (ih) To amend title II of the Social Security Act to establish, for purposes [Introduced in House] ...
15 S. 1567 (es) To designate the United States courthouse located at 223 Broad Street in Albany, Georgia, as the ``C.B. King United States Courthouse''. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
16 S.J.Res. 27 (is) Disapproving the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of the People's Republic of China. [Introduced in Senate] ...
17 S. 2712 (rs) To amend chapter 35 of title 31, United States Code, to authorize the consolidation of certain financial and performance management reports required of Federal agencies, and for other purposes. [Reported in Senate] ...
18 S. 2826 (is) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of substitute adult day care services under the medicare program. [Introduced in Senate] ...
19 H.R. 4716 (ih) To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that the rate of reimbursement for motor vehicle travel under the beneficiary travel program of the Department of Veterans Affairs shall be the same as the rate for private vehicle reimburse...
20 H.R. 5562 (eh) To amend title 28, United States Code, to allow a judge to whom a case is transferred to retain jurisdiction over certain multidistrict litigation cases for trial. [Engrossed in House] ...
21 H.Res. 618 (ath) Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable Bruce F. Vento, a Representative from the State of Minnesota. [Agreed to House] ...
22 H.J.Res. 117 (ih) Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
23 S. 150 (rs) For the relief of Marina Khalina and her son, Albert Miftakhov. [Reported in Senate] ...
24 H.R. 3709 (pcs) To extend for 5 years the moratorium enacted by the Internet Tax Freedom Act, and for other purposes. [Placed on Calendar Senate] ...
25 H.R. 5429 (ih) To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect and promote the [Introduced in House] ...
26 S. 2849 (is) To create an independent office in the Department of Labor to advocate on behalf of pension participants, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
27 S. 2882 (enr) To authorize the Bureau of Reclamation to conduct certain feasibility studies to augment water supplies for the Klamath Project, Oregon and California, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
28 S. 128 (is) To terminate operation of the Extremely Low Frequency Communication System of the Navy. [Introduced in Senate] ...
29 S. 2331 (is) To direct the Secretary of the Interior to recalculate the franchise fee owed by Fort Sumter Tours, Inc., a concessioner providing service to Fort Sumter National Monument, South Carolina. [Introduced in Senate] ...
30 H.Con.Res. 324 (ih) Expressing support for United States participation in the Sixth Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference. [Introduced in House] ...


Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy