Text: H.R.3386 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 3386 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3386

 To require Certificates of Citizenship and other Federal documents to 
reflect name and date of birth determinations made by a State court and 
                          for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            October 30, 2013

Mr. Smith of Texas (for himself and Ms. Bass) introduced the following 
       bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
 To require Certificates of Citizenship and other Federal documents to 
reflect name and date of birth determinations made by a State court and 
                          for other purposes.

    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 ``Accuracy for Adoptees Act''.

SEC. 2. RECOGNITION OF STATE COURT DETERMINATIONS OF NAME AND BIRTH 
              DATE.

    Section 320 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1431) 
is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``(c) A Certificate of Citizenship or other Federal document issued 
or requested to be amended under this section shall reflect the child's 
name and date of birth as indicated on a State court order, birth 
certificate, certificate of foreign birth, certificate of birth abroad, 
or similar State vital records document issued by the child's State of 
residence in the United States after the child has been adopted or 
readopted in that State.''.
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