Hearing: On H.R. 2070, 'Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021' and H.R. 1522, 'Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act'.

Committee on Natural Resources

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 (1:00 PM)

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Washington, D.C.
Hearing previously scheduled for 4/20/21 was postponed and rescheduled for 6/16/21. Continued discussion following the legislative hearing on 4/14/21 to include testimony from additional witnesses.

Witnesses

The Honorable Luis Gutiérrez
Former Representative, Illinois’s 4th District, Chicago, IL

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM
  • Biography/CV [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

Dr. Rafael Cox Alomar
Professor of Constitutional Law, University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM
  • Biography/CV [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

Ms. Annette Martínez-Orabona
Director, Caribbean Institute of Human Rights, San Juan, PR

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM
  • Biography/CV [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

Rev. Carmen Cabrera
President, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Faith Council, Hatillo, PR

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM
  • Biography/CV [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

Dr. Christina Ponsa-Kraus
Professor of Constitutional Law, Columbia University, New York, NY

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM
  • Biography/CV [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

Mr. Andrés L. Córdova
Professor of Property Law, San Juan, PR

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  • Biography/CV [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

Dr. José Caraballo-Cueto
Professor of Economics, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey, PR

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  • Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM
  • Biography/CV [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R.2070, "Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021" [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM
  • H.R.1522, "Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act" [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

Support Documents

  • DOJ Analysis: H.R.2070 [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM
  • DOJ Analysis: H.R.1522 [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

Hearing Record

  • Remote Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Official Witness List [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:42 AM

First Published: June 9, 2021 at 01:25 PM
Last Updated: June 16, 2021 at 10:42 AM