To provide for a federally sanctioned self-determination process for the people of Puerto Rico.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2008
Length: 6 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced on October 23, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
129 Cosponsors (72 Democrats, 57 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
Feb 7, 2007
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 23, 2007
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
H.R. 900 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 900. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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