S. 2023 (102nd): New Columbia Admission Act


Nov 22, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 22, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the admission of the State of New Columbia into the Union.

Summary (CRS)

New Columbia Admission Act - Declares the State of New Columbia (presently, the District of Columbia) to be a State of the United States of America. Admits New Columbia into ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 22, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2023”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2647 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 1990

S. 898 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 5, 1993

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