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Legislative history, District of Columbia Statehood Constitutional Convention

Legislative history, District of Columbia Statehood Constitutional Convention

as transmitted to the Committee on the District of Columbia, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington (D.C.). -- Statehood Constitutional Convention -- History.,
  • Constitutions, State -- New Columbia.,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Constitution.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreConstitution.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 1791 p. ;
    Number of Pages1791
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17801863M

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The legislative power of the State of New Columbia shall be vested in a legislature to be known as the House of Delegates, and shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation within the State of New Columbia, consistent with the Constitution of the United States of America and the provisions of this Constitution.

Sec. Size: KB. A review of the District's history, the terms of the Constitution, and the practicalities of making D.C. a state, reveals that statehood legislation is ill-conceived at best.

District of. Three thought the statute to be an appropriate exercise of the power of Congress to legislate for the District of Columbia pursuant to this clause without regard to Article III. Two others thought that Hepburn v.

Ellzey had been erroneously decided and would have overruled it. Douglass Commonwealth (D.C.) -- A movement is afoot in the constitutional convention to drop New Columbia and name the would-be state after the 19th century abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who was born a slave in Maryland and lived most of his life as an author and Legislative history servant in D.C.

Incitizens of the District voted to convene a Constitutional Convention for the purpose of creating a constitution for the “State of New Columbia” so that statehood could be pursued following the Tennessee Size: 7MB.

Statehood is now the clear preference of Dis­trict of Columbia voting-rights advocates, but the proposal has never excited much support in Congress and would, in any case, also require a.

On Septemthe Constitution of the United States of America was signed by 38 of the 41 delegates present at the conclusion of the convention. November 4, District electors approve the District of Columbia Statehood Constitutional Convention ofwhich became D.C.

Law and which called for convening a state constitutional convention. November 2, After the constitutional convention, a Constitution for the State of New Columbia is ratified by District voters. The District of Columbia though not a "State" in the sense in which that word is used in the constitutional clause which gives to the federal courts jurisdiction in suits between citizens of different States,6 it is declared in DeGeofroy v.

Riggs,7 to be a State within the meaning of a treaty granting certain rights to aliens within the "States of the Union.". Invoters approved an initiative calling for a state constitutional convention to write a constitution, and, two years later, approved the constitution for the state of New Columbia.

Since then, bills to admit New Columbia as the 51st State of the Union and other bills to expand the authority of the local government are regularly. District of Columbia statehood supporters push for convention.

A small but vocal contingent in the District of Columbia is pushing forward with plans for a summer local constitutional convention, with the goal of creating the 51 st state.

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Mounting public opinion supporting a major revision of the state constitution during the late s led to legislative action. District Residents Weigh in on DC Statehood at the Final Sessions of the Constitutional Convention. (Washington, DC) – This evening at 6 pm and tomorrow at 9 am, the New Columbia Statehood Commission will host the final sessions of the Constitutional Convention.

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These tables are taken from United States Constitutional Amendments: Minnesota's Legislative History. The last time the District drafted a constitution for statehood, the exercise in the early s took more than two years and left District leaders bitterly divided over the end product.

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