New Cosponsor — May 21, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Rubén Hinojosa [D-TX15]
The bill now has 131 cosponsors (119 Democrats, 12 Republicans).
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May 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large
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Last Updated: May 15, 2013
Length: 6 pages
To set forth the process for Puerto Rico to be admitted as a State of the Union.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2000 — 113th Congress: Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2000
“H.R. 2000 — 113th Congress: Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2000>
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