Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for the Virgin Islands. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 23, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Mar 23, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 9, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 406 (116th).
H.R. 1709 (115th) was 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1709. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend title 1, United States Code, to provide for a definition of the term “State” and to include territories therein, and for other purposes, H.R. 1709, 115th Cong. (2017).
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