skip to main content

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

Call or Write Congress

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.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jan 15, 2019
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
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Kililis permanent residence bill gets Committee okay
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] (Sponsor) on Sep 18, 2019

Natural Resources Committee Approves 16 Bills, Including Key Legislation to Protect Wildlife, Improve Ocean Mapping, Better Manage Fisheries
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 19, 2019

Status ahead for long-term workers
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] (Sponsor) on Sep 16, 2019

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 560 will be negligible.

History

Jan 15, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 18, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 560 — 116th Congress: Northern Mariana Islands Residents Relief Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. December 15, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr560>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.