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H.R. 51 - Washington, D.C. Admission Act

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 116-55 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 5803, as reported by the Committee on Oversight and Reform.

  • Text of H.R. 51 PDF XML

    (as introduced)

  • H. Rept. 116-433, Part 1 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Oversight and Reform to accompany H.R. 5803

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Murphy, Gregory (NC)RepublicanBlocks D.C. admission as a state, by withholding the President's approval, until D.C. officials comes into agreement with the Treasury for a method to singlehandedly pay for any expense relating to allowing for and establishing a new state, including official memorabilia and any changes to the national flag.Submitted
2Version 1Keller (PA)RepublicanTerminates Federal responsibility for D.C. employee pensions once the state is admitted into the Union.Submitted
3Version 1Maloney, Carolyn (NY)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Clarifies that the entirety of the Frances Perkins Building is included in the reduced federal district.Considered as Adopted
4Version 1Murphy, Gregory (NC)RepublicanSUBSTITUTE Retrocedes the District of Columbia back to Maryland.Submitted
5Version 1Foxx (NC)RepublicanEnsures that the Federal Government shall be the legal successor to D.C.'s corruption cases, including bribery of officials and witnesses, that were opened prior to D.C.'s admission as a state.Submitted
6Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanSUBSTITUTE Amends the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to provide for a uniform 60-day period for Congress to review laws of the District of Columbia before such laws may take effect, to permit Congress to use the authorities and procedures available under such Act for the consideration and enactment of resolutions of disapproval of laws of the District of Columbia to disapprove specific provisions of such laws, and to clarify the expedited procedures available under such Act for the consideration of such resolutions of disapproval.Submitted
7Version 1Comer (KY)RepublicanTerminates federal payment for the state’s court system after 180 days and requires the state to pay back associated costs.Submitted
8Version 1Higgins, Clay (LA)RepublicanRequires the new state to take custody of state inmates within 180 days of admission to the Union.Submitted
9Version 1Higgins, Clay (LA)RepublicanAllows the federal government to abide by existing cross-jurisdictional law enforcement agreements and authorizes the federal government to negotiate new protective service agreementsSubmitted