H.R.1965 - Puerto Rico Admission Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 03/28/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/28/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1965 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/28/2019)
Puerto Rico Admission Act
This bill establishes a process to enable the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico to be admitted into the Union as a state.
Not later than 90 days after enactment of this bill, the President shall issue a proclamation announcing that Puerto Rico is admitted into the Union on equal footing with other states.
All of the territory laws in force in Puerto Rico on the enactment date shall (1) continue in force and effect in the state, except as modified by this bill; and (2) be subject to repeal or amendment by the legislature and the governor of Puerto Rico.