To provide for a federally sanctioned self-determination process for the people of Puerto Rico.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
May 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
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
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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2010
Length: 6 pages
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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.
H.R. 2499 (111th) 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.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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