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H.R. 560: Northern Mariana Islands Residents Relief Act

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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".

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Gregorio Sablan

Sponsor. Representative for the Northern Mariana Islands. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jan 15, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 559: Northern Mariana Islands Long-Term Legal Residents Relief Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 25, 2019. (compare text)
Prognosis
18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - February 28, 2020
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] (Sponsor) on Mar 2, 2020

Chair Grijalva Cheers House Passage of Bipartisan Bills To Establish First Outdoor Women's Suffrage Monument, Promote Conservation
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 26, 2020

Pingree, Newhouse, Bonamici Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Food Waste in Nations Schools
    — Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME1] on Jan 16, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 560 will be negligible.

History

Jan 15, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 18, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jan 10, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Feb 26, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 560 is 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. 560. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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