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house Bill H.R. 2000

Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Natural Resources
    IntroducedMay 15th, 2013

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Title

Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act

Official Title

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

Summary

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.