Immigration Vaccine Act

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Sponsor: Rep McCollum, Bill (introduced 9/11/1997)
Latest Major Action: 11/12/1997 Became Public Law No: 105-73.
Title: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt internationally adopted children under age 10 from the immunization requirement Jump to: Titles, Status, Committees, Related Bill Details, Amendments, Cosponsors, SummaryTITLE(S):(italics indicate a title for a portion of a bill)
    Immigration Vaccine bill(identified by CRS)
    To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt internationally adopted children under age 10 from the immunization requirement.]
STATUS: (color indicates Senate actions) (Floor Actions/Congressional Record Page References)
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims.
Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims Discharged.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
10/1/1997 3:16pm:
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 105-289.
10/1/1997 3:16pm:
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 164.
10/21/1997 2:56pm:
Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
10/21/1997 3:05pm:
Considered under suspension of the rules.
10/21/1997 3:23pm:
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Smith (TX) objected to the Yea - Nay vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
10/21/1997 5:49pm:
Considered as unfinished business.
10/21/1997 6:02pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 420 - 0 (Roll no. 516).
10/21/1997 6:02pm:
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/21/1997 6:02pm:
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Cleared for White House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 105-73.




    COSPONSORS(7), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:(Sort: by date)
    Rep Baldacci, John Elias - 9/30/1997Rep Delahunt, William D. - 9/11/1997
    Rep McDermott, Jim - 9/30/1997Rep Nadler, Jerrold - 9/23/1997
    Rep Northup, Anne - 9/23/1997Rep Pomeroy, Earl - 9/23/1997
    Rep Young, Don - 9/30/1997
    10/21/1997--Passed House, amended.(There are 2
    other summaries)

    Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt from specified vaccination requirements a child, ten years old or younger, who is seeking U.S. admission as an orphan being adopted (or already adopted) by U.S. parents, subject to the parents' affidavit that the child will be vaccinated within 30 days after admission or at the earliest medically appropriate time.

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