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DC Statehood Support in the 117th Congress

House

In the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced the Washington, DC Admission Act (H.R. 51) on January 4, 2021 that would grant DC statehood. A list of co-sponsors of the bill can be found at congress.gov at: H.R.51 - Washington, DC Admission Act.

On April 22, 2021, the House of Representatives passed the H.R.51 - Washington, DC Admission Act, the DC Statehood bill for the second time in history with a vote of 216-208. The bill will now move to the Senate. 

Senate

In the Senate, Senator Thomas Carper of Delaware introduced the companion bill of Washington, DC Admission Act (S. 51) on January 26, 2021. A list of co-sponsors of the bill and be found at congress.gov at: S.51- A bill to provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union.

Congressional members who have not cosponsored S.51