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H.R. 1317: Vieques Recovery and Redevelopment Act of 2021

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To provide compensation to certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Nydia Velázquez

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 24, 2021
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Feb 24, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Feb 24, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 24, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Velzquez Opening Statement at Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Vieques Legislation
    — Rep. Nydia Velázquez [D-NY7] (Sponsor) on Jun 30, 2021

Jenniffer Gonzlez defiende la aprobacin de un proceso gil de compensacin a viequenses
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 9, 2021

Comisionada residente detalla informe del GAO sobre limpieza en Vieques y Culebra
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 26, 2021

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History

Feb 24, 2021
 
Introduced

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