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Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act

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A bill to set forth the process for Puerto Rico to be admitted as a State of the Union.

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02/12/2014Introduced in Senate

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02/12/2014Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
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Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 02/12/2014
Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] 06/18/2014

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Senate Energy and Natural Resources02/12/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/12/2014)

Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act - Authorizes the State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico to provide for a ratification vote on the admission of Puerto Rico as a state of the United States on an equal footing with the several states in all respects. Requires, if a majority of votes cast in the ratification vote are for the admission of Puerto Rico as a state: (1) the President to submit to Congress legislation to admit Puerto Rico as a state; and (2) Congress to act, through legislation, to admit Puerto Rico as a state.