H.R.2499 - Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2009
To provide for a federally sanctioned self-determination process for the people of Puerto Rico. view all titles (4)
All Bill Titles
- Official: To provide for a federally sanctioned self-determination process for the people of Puerto Rico. as introduced.
- Short: Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2009 as introduced.
- Short: Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2009 as reported to house.
- Short: Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010 as passed house.
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|Latest Amendment||Status||Purpose View All Amendments |
|H.Amdt 626||Offered||An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 111-468 to state that Puerto Rico has, and has had, the authority to conduct plebiscites.|
|H.Amdt 625||Fail||An amendment numbered 7 printed in House Report 111-468 to express that it is the Sense of Congress that a proposal for a change of status must come first from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico before Congress decides to consider the issue, therefore respecting their right of self-determination.|
|H.Amdt 624||Fail||An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 111-468 to eliminate the first round of voting in Section 2 of the bill and insert an option for Commonwealth as a fourth option to the ballot. It also provides for a runoff process if no option receives more than 50 percent of the vote that would be between the two options that received the most votes.|
|Latest Actions View All Actions |
|May 19, 2010||Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.|
|Apr 30, 2010||Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|
|Apr 29, 2010||Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|