H.R. 265 (112th): New Columbia Admission Act


Jan 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eleanor Norton

Delegate for District of Columbia At Large



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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the admission of the State of New Columbia into the Union.

Summary (CRS)

1/12/2011--Introduced.New Columbia Admission Act - Sets forth procedures for admission into the United States of the state of New Columbia. Requires the Mayor of the District of Columbia to:(1) submit ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 12, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 265”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (28D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 51 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1995

H.R. 292 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2013

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