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S. 780: Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act

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A bill to provide for the admission of the State of Puerto Rico into the Union.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Martin Heinrich

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2021
Length: 14 pages
Mar 16, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Mar 16, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 16, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Organizaciones locales y nacionales hacen llamado a que se atienda el reclamo de Estadidad de Puerto Rico
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] on May 27, 2021

Local and national organizations make a call to address Puerto Rico's statehood claim
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] on May 27, 2021

Jenniffer Gonzlez Coln condena la imposicin colonialista en nuevo proyecto de Velzquez y Ocasio Cortez
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] on Mar 18, 2021

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Mar 16, 2021

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S. 780 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 S. 780. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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