Statehood for Washington D.C.

Statehood for Washington D.C.

This Bill has:
42% Democratic Support in the Senate
67% Democratic Support in the House

    






    This bill was introduced by Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton in the house. She represents Washington D.C. and thus does not have full voting rights in the house. This bill was introduced by Thomas Carper in the Senate.
    This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. The Commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union on an equal footing with the other states. The Mayor of the District of Columbia shall issue a proclamation for the first elections to Congress of two Senators and one Representative of the Commonwealth.
The Commonwealth shall consist of all Washington, DC territory as of enactment of this bill, with specified exclusions for federal buildings and monuments.
House Bill: H.R. 1291
Democratic Support: 130
Introduced by: Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] (Introduced 03/01/2017)
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.


Cosponsors:
  1. Alma Adams
  2. Karen Bass
  3. Joyce Beatty
  4. Donald Beyer
  5. Sanford Bishop
  6. Earl Blumenauer
  7. Suzanne Bonamici
  8. Robert Brady
  9. Anthony Brown
  10. Julia Brownley
  11. G.K. Butterfield
  12. Andre Carson
  13. Matt Cartwright
  14. Judy Chu
  15. David Cicilline
  16. Katherine Clark
  17. Yvette Clarke
  18. William Clay
  19. Emanuel Cleaver
  20. James Clyburn
  21. Steve Cohen
  22. Gerald Connolly
  23. John Conyers
  24. Joe Courtney
  25. Joseph Crowley
  26. Elijah Cummings
  27. Danny Davis
  28. Peter DeFazio
  29. Diana DeGette
  30. John Delaney
  31. Rosa DeLauro
  32. Mark DeSaulnier
  33. Theodore Deutch
  34. Keith Ellison
  35. Eliot Engel
  36. Anna Eshoo
  37. Lois Frankel
  38. Marcia Fudge
  39. Ruben Gallego
  40. Al Green
  41. Raul Grijalva
  42. Luis Guiterrez
  43. Colleen Hanabusa
  44. Alcee Hastings
  45. Jared Huffman
  46. Sheila Lee Jackson
  47. Hakeem Jeffries
  48. Eddie Johnson
  49. Hank Johnson
  50. Marcy Kaptur
  51. Robin Kelly
  52. Daniel Kildee
  53. Derek Kilmer
  54. James Langevin
  55. John Larson
  56. Brenda Lawrence
  57. Barabara Lee
  58. Sander Levin
  59. John Lewis
  60. Ted Lieu
  61. Daniel Lipinski
  62. Zoe Lofgren
  63. Alan Lowenthal
  64. Nita Lowey
  65. Michelle Lujan Grisham
  66. Stephen Lynch
  67. Carolyn Maloney
  68. Betty McCollum
  69. James McGovern
  70. Jerry McNerney
  71. Gergory Meeks
  72. Gwen Moore
  73. Jerrold Nadler
  74. Grace Napolitano
  75. Richard Nolan
  76. Beto O'Rourke
  77. Frank Pallone
  78. Bill Pascrell
  79. Donald Payne
  80. Ed Perlmutter
  81. Scott Peters
  82. Mark Pocan
  83. Jared Polis
  84. David Price
  85. Jamie Raskin
  86. Cedric Richmond
  87. Dutch Ruppersberger
  88. Bobby Rush
  89. Tim Ryan
  90. Linda Sanchez
  91. John Sarbanes
  92. Janice Schakowsky
  93. Robert Scott
  94. Jose Serano
  95. Terri Sewell
  96. Louise Slaughter
  97. Jackie Speier
  98. Mark Takano
  99. Bennie Thompson
  100. Paul Tonko
  101. Niki Tsongas
  102. Juan Vargas
  103. Marc Veasey
  104. Nydia Velazquez
  105. Tim Walz
  106. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
  107. Maxine Waters
  108. Bonnie Watson Coleman
  109. Peter Welch
  110. Frederica Wilson
  111. John Yarmuth
  112. Mike Quigley
  113. Rick Larsen
  114. David Scott
  115. Lisa Blunt Rochester
  116. Al Lawson
  117. Donald McEachin
  118. Ro Khanna
  119. Kathleen Rice
  120. Brendan Boyle
  121. Adriano Espaillat
  122. Darren Soto
  123. Bill Foster
  124. Pramila Jaypal
  125. Dwight Evans
  126. Ruben Kihuen
  127. Donald Norcross
  128. Val Butler Demings
  129. Sean Patrick Maloney
  130. Carol Shea-Porter
Senate Bill: S. 1278
Democratic Support: 20
Introduced by: Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] (Introduced 05/25/2017)
Latest Action: 05/25/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
 
Cosponsors:


Eleanor Holmes Norton on Statehood for DC