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May 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 29, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.
Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large
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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2010
Length: 6 pages
To provide for a federally sanctioned self-determination process for the people of Puerto Rico.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1305 (111th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2499”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2499 — 111th Congress: Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2499
“H.R. 2499 — 111th Congress: Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2499>
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