Amendment clarifies the definition of unmarried couples so that qualified single persons seeking to adopt will not be turned away in the adoption process.

Purpose:

An amendment offered pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, to clarify language in the bill relating to adoptions by unmarried couples. The amendment would specify that the provisions of the bill would not prevent single, unmarried individuals from petitioning to adopt a child.

House Amendment Code:

(A001)

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