To enable the admission of the territory of Puerto Rico into the Union as a State, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 4, 2017
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on January 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Soto Statement: The People of Puerto Rico Have Spoken”
— Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL9] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 13, 2017
Jan 4, 2017
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H.R. 260 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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Puerto Rico Admission Act, H.R. 260, 115th Cong. (2017).
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