HR 1681

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1681

To prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 3, 2011

Mr. STARK (for himself, Mr. FILNER, Ms. MOORE, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. CHU, Ms. BERKLEY, Mr. QUIGLEY, Ms. TSONGAS, Mr. WAXMAN, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. SABLAN, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. ELLISON, Mrs. DAVIS of California, Mr. OLVER, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. WU, Mr. POLIS, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey, Ms. RICHARDSON, Ms. NORTON, Ms. MATSUI, Mr. MORAN, Ms. BALDWIN, Ms. ESHOO, Mr. NADLER, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. MCGOVERN, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, and Mr. WEINER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. CONGRESSIONAL FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.

SEC. 3. EVERY CHILD DESERVES A FAMILY.

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