Source: United States House of Representatives – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (District of Columbia)
Apr 21, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tomorrow, the House will debate and vote on Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s (D-DC) District of Columbia statehood bill (H.R. 51), paving the way for D.C. residents to finally receive voting representation in Congress and full local self-government. With 216 cosponsors, the bill is virtually assured House passage, which will mark the second time in history a chamber has passed the D.C. statehood bill. The first was when the House passed the bill last year.
Debate will begin at approximately 9:05 a.m., with the vote on passage expected to begin around 11:15 a.m.
The public can watch on C-SPAN or at live.house.gov.