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senate Bill S. 2020

Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act

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    The President has not signed this bill
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      senate Committees
      Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
    IntroducedFebruary 12th, 2014

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Title

Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act

Official Title

A bill 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.