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Short Titles as Introduced

Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 11 of the United States Code to treat Puerto Rico as a State for purposes of chapter 9 of such title relating to the adjustment of debts of municipalities.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/11/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
03/16/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
02/11/2015Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/11/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (41)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-12] 10/06/2015
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 10/06/2015
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 10/06/2015
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-34] 10/06/2015
Del. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] 10/06/2015
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21] 10/06/2015
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] 10/06/2015
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 10/06/2015
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 10/06/2015
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 10/06/2015
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13] 10/06/2015
Del. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 10/06/2015
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 10/06/2015
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 10/06/2015
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 10/08/2015
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5] 10/09/2015
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 10/09/2015
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 10/09/2015
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 10/09/2015
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 10/20/2015
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 10/20/2015
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 10/20/2015
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 10/21/2015
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 10/21/2015
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 10/26/2015
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 10/26/2015
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 10/26/2015
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 10/27/2015
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18] 11/02/2015
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 11/16/2015
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 12/15/2015
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 12/17/2015
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 01/07/2016
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] 01/07/2016
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 01/07/2016
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 01/11/2016
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22] 01/11/2016
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 02/01/2016
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] 02/01/2016
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 02/01/2016
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 02/25/2016

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary02/11/2015 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law03/16/2015 Referred to

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Subjects (6)

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Introduced in House (02/11/2015)

Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015

Amends the federal bankruptcy code to treat Puerto Rico as a state under chapter 9 (Adjustment of the Debts of a Municipality).