The House passed a Senate bill on adoptions during a pro forma session Monday.
Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharOvernight Defense: US attempted hostage rescue in Afghanistan | Defense hawks brace for spending fight | Trump slams 'lies' about Iraq war stance Senators want military separation policy to address trauma-related behavior Senate Dems reignite fight for hearing on SCOTUS nominee MORE (D-Minn.) introduced the Accuracy for Adoptees Act, which amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to allow state courts to change birth certificates of adopted children.
The Senate passed the bill before leaving town last week for the holiday. The bill now heads to President Obama’s desk for his signature before becoming law.
The House, however, did not pass an adjournment resolution, S.Con.Res.30, which would allow the House and Senate to stop holding pro forma sessions.
The Senate will hold a pro forma session at noon on Tuesday; the House won’t have its next pro forma until noon on Thursday.