A bill to provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 41 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
May 25, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 28, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 631 (116th).
S. 1278 (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 S. 1278. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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