HR 267

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 267

To provide for the treatment of the District of Columbia as a State for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 12, 2011

Ms. NORTON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To provide for the treatment of the District of Columbia as a State for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. REPRESENTATION IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

SEC. 3. INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIP OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

SEC. 4. REPEAL OF OFFICE OF DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DELEGATE.

SEC. 5. PROVIDING FOR ELECTIONS FOR HOUSE MEMBERS FROM DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

SEC. 6. REPEAL OF OFFICE OF STATEHOOD REPRESENTATIVE.

SEC. 7. EXPEDITED JUDICIAL REVIEW.

SEC. 8. NONSEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS.

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