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H.R. 51: Washington, D.C. Admission Act

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To provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2021
Length: 100 pages
Introduced
Jan 4, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 22, 2021

This bill passed in the House on April 22, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
83% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 4, 2021
 
Introduced

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Apr 14, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 16, 2021
 
Text Published

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Apr 22, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 51 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. 51. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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