Colorado was the resident commissioner from Puerto Rico and was a Democrat. He served from 1991 to 1992.
Because Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States, and not a state, its representative in the House of Representatives is a delegate, called the resident commissioner, with limited voting privileges — Colorado can currently vote in committee and in certain votes on the House floor, but not if their vote would be decisive. Delegates have a marginalized role in Congress and their constituents are not represented in Congress in the same manner as most citizens.
Colorado recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 5435 (102nd): Puerto Rico Medicaid Improvement Act of 1992
- H.R. 5030 (102nd): To establish an alternative penalty for operation of certain vessels in the …
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
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