[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 63 (Tuesday, April 4, 2017)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 16322]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-06558]


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 DEPARTMENT OF STATE

22 CFR Part 96

[Public Notice: 9940]
RIN 1400-AD91


Intercountry Adoptions

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of withdrawal.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State (Department) published a notice of 
proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on September 8, 2016, proposing to amend its 
regulations implementing the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of 
Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption and the 
Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000. 81 FR 62322. The Department hereby 
withdraws that action. The comments provided in response to the NPRM 
will be considered in drafting a new rule, which is expected to be 
published later this year.

DATES: September 8, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trish Maskew, (202) 485-6024.

Theodore ``Ted'' R. Coley
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Overseas Citizen Services, Bureau of 
Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-06558 Filed 4-3-17; 8:45 am]
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