To amend title 11 of the United States Code to treat Puerto Rico as a State for purposes of chapter 9 of such title relating to the adjustment of debts of municipalities.
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Feb 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico
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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015
Length: 2 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
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H.R. 870 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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