To amend section 6 of the Joint Resolution entitled "A Joint Resolution to approve the Covenant To Establish a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United States of America, and for other purposes".
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for the Northern Mariana Islands. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2019
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 25, 2019
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 25, 2019.
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Jan 15, 2019
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Jun 3, 2019
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Jun 20, 2019
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Jun 25, 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President
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H.R. 559 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Northern Mariana Islands Long-Term Legal Residents Relief Act, Pub. L. No. 116-24, H.R. 559, 116th Cong. (2019).
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