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HR 51 - D.C. Statehood Bill - Key Vote

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Nick Rahall II voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (153-277) - (Key vote)

Title: D.C. Statehood Bill

Vote Result
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Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that grants statehood to the District of Columbia.

Highlights:
  • Permits citizens to choose electors, Representatives and Senators -Maintains the Federal Government's authority over specified property, including military property and Federal monuments, and prohibits imposing taxes on federal property.
  • Provides for Federal payments in lieu of taxes to New Columbia.
  • Provides for the adoption of a state constitution and the election to Congress of two Senators and one member of the House of Representatives -Provides for two years for transition into statehood.
  • Establishes a Statehood Transition Commission to assist in statehood transition, including the set-up of taxes, the incarceration of criminals and the conversion of D.C.'s government offices to state offices..
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: D.C. Statehood Bill

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Neil Abercrombie (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas H. Andrews (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lucien E. Blackwell (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David Edward Bonior (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William L. 'Bill' Clay Sr. (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Eva M. Clayton (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara-Rose Collins (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cardiss Collins (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald V. Dellums (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron De Lugo (VI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Julian C. Dixon (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Edwards (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lane A. Evans (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Eni FH Faleomavaega (AS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Victor H. 'Vic' Fazio (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cleo Fields (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Floyd H. Flake (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas M. Foglietta (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Harold E. Ford Sr. (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barney Frank (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Andrew 'Dick' Gephardt (MO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry B. Gonzalez (TX - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel E. 'Dan' Hamburg (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Jane Harman (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Earl F. Hilliard Jr. (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Maurice D. Hinchey (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. Jefferson (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph P. 'Joe' Kennedy II (MA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara Bailey Kennelly (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John J. LaFalce (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward J. 'Ed' Markey (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cynthia Ann McKinney (GA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carrie P. Meek (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Kweisi Mfume (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Norman Y. Mineta (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Patsy Takemoto Mink (HI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Major R. Owens (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward López 'Ed' Pastor (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald M. Payne (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Melvin J. 'MR' Reynolds (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Carlos A. Romero-Barcelo (PR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders (VT - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Lynn Schenk (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia 'Pat' Schroeder (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • José E. Serrano (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fortney H. 'Pete' Stark (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Louis Stokes (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerry E. Studds (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Esteban Edward Torres (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edolphus 'Ed' Towns (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Traficant Jr. (OH - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter R. Tucker III (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Anacletus Underwood (GU - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Jolene Unsoeld (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bruce F. Vento (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Craig A. Washington (TX - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Melvin Luther 'Mel' Watt (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alan Wheat (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lynn C. Woolsey (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Albert R. Wynn (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
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