H.R.3024 - United States-Puerto Rico Political Status Act104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 03/06/1996)|
|Committees:||House - Resources; Rules|
|Committee Reports:||House Report 104-713,Part 1; House Report 104-713,Part 2|
|Latest Action:||09/18/1996 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 442.|
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Summary: H.R.3024 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to House amended, Part II (09/18/1996)
United States-Puerto Rico Political Status Act - Requires a referendum to be held by December 31, 1998, on Puerto Rico's path to self-government either through U.S. statehood or through sovereign independence or free association.
Requires the President to submit to the Congress for approval legislation for: (1) a transition plan of at least ten years which leads to full self-government for Puerto Rico; and (2) a recommendation for the implementation of such self-government consistent with Puerto Rico's approval. Sets forth specified requirements with respect to the referendum and congressional procedures for expedited consideration of legislation.
Makes funds available for the referendum.