Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico

Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
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  • Format Books
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (12 pages)


  • Discusses the evolution of the office of Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, established to provide Puerto Rico with representation in Congress. Surveys the expansion of authority provided to the Resident Commissioner regarding committee seniority and voting rights, and describes the legislative role of the Resident Commissioner in the House of Representatives.


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