H.R. 2000 (113th): Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act


May 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Pedro Pierluisi

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large



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Last Updated: May 15, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To set forth the process for Puerto Rico to be admitted as a State of the Union.

Summary (CRS)

5/15/2013--Introduced.Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act - Authorizes the State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico to provide for a ratification vote on the admission of Puerto Rico as a state of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 15, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2000”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


131 cosponsors (119D, 12R) (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. 2020 (Related)
Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2014

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