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H.R. 2070: Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021

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To recognize the right of the People of Puerto Rico to call a status convention through which the people would exercise their natural right to self-determination, and to establish a mechanism for congressional consideration of such decision, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Nydia Velázquez

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

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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2021
Length: 15 pages
Introduced
Mar 18, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Mar 18, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 18, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Cosponsors

76 Cosponsors (76 Democrats)

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

What legislators are saying

Jenniffer Gonzlez resalta su proyecto de estatus como el nico compatible con la Constitucin
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] on Jun 16, 2021

Opening Statement by Rep. Gonzlez Coln - Full Committee Hearing Insular Affairs Legislative Hearing on Puerto Rico Political Status
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] on Jun 16, 2021

Sin fallas constitucionales proyecto de estatus de Jenniffer Gonzlez
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] on Jun 14, 2021

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History

Mar 18, 2021
 
Introduced

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Apr 14, 2021
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 16, 2021
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2070 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. 2070. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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