H.R. 5278: PROMESA

To establish an Oversight Board to assist the Government of Puerto Rico, including instrumentalities, in managing its public finances, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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May 18, 2016


Passed House on Jun 9, 2016

This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Sean Duffy

Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2016
Length: 161 pages


7% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

See Instead:

S. 2328 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 30, 2016


May 18, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 25, 2016
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.

Jun 9, 2016
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5278 is 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.

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