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United States Congress
103d Congress - H.R. 3307
Bill Summary & Status


H.R.3307
SPONSOR: Rep Gutierrez (introduced 10/19/93)
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STATUS: Floor Actions

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STATUS: Detailed Legislative Status

House Actions

Oct 19, 93:
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Oct 28, 93:
Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.

STATUS: Congressional Record Page References

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SUMMARY AS OF:

(AS INTRODUCED)

Multiethnic Placement Act of 1993 - Prohibits any entity that receives Federal assistance from giving greater weight to any difference between the race, color, or national origin of a child and that of the prospective parent than to any other factor when weighing factors used in determining the best interests of the child in placing a child for foster care or adoption (except with respect to such a placement under the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978) when a prospective parent of the same race, color, or national origin as the child is not available.

Authorizes a private right of action in the appropriate U.S. district court for any individual aggrieved by a violation of the prohibition above involving multiethnic placements.

Amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act to deny Federal foster care and adoption assistance payments to State programs violating such prohibition.



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