Bill Sponsor
House Bill 2757
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Puerto Rico Status Act
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Introduced in House on Apr 20, 2023
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Bill Number
2757
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118
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Government Operations and Politics
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Summary

Puerto Rico Status Act

This bill provides for a plebiscite to be held on November 2, 2025, to resolve Puerto Rico's political status.

Specifically, such plebiscite shall offer eligible voters a choice of independence, sovereignty in free association with the United States, or statehood.

The Puerto Rico State Elections Commission shall

  • invite national and international election observers to ensure transparency and confidence in the electoral process, and
  • carry out a nonpartisan voter education campaign through traditional paid media and make available at all voting locations voter education materials related to the plebiscites.

All voter educational materials and ballots used to carry out this bill shall be made available in English and Spanish.

The bill sets forth transition and implementation provisions for each choice offered in the plebiscite.

Text (1)
April 20, 2023
Actions (3)
05/08/2023
Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs .
04/20/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
04/20/2023
Introduced in House
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