Serial No. 103-36, Part I: Puerto Rico Self-Determination Part I, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Insular and International Affairs of the Committee on Natural Resources, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session on H. Con. Res. 94 Expressing the Sense of the Congress Regarding the Expression of Self-Determination by the People of Puerto Rico, July 13, 1993   [open pdf - 103MB]

This is the July 13, 1993 hearing titled "Puerto Rico Self-Determination Part I," held before the House Subcommittee on Insular and International Affairs of the Committee on Natural Resources. From the opening statement of Ron de Lugo: "If Puerto Rico and the United States are to be joined together in a new manner, it must be by mutual consent. And for any change to take place in the relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States, the Federal Constitution requires that Congress and the President must act to approve that change. In response to the concern of Puerto Ricans and their friends on the mainland, as well as to persistent challenges from the international community, several national administrations have asserted that all options are open to Puerto Rico. In addition, recent Presidents have pledged to support whatever status was chosen by the people of the island." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Jose Serrano, Charles B. Rangel, Nydia M. Velazquez, Luis V. Gutierrez, Baltasar Corrada Del Rio, Fernando Martin Garcia, Jose Enrique Arraras, Antonio J. Colorado, Kenneth D. McClintock-Hernandez, Marco A. Rigau, Miriam J. Ramirez de Ferrer, Carlos Gallisa, Benny Frankie Cerezo, Arturo J. Guzman, Wilfredo Santiago Valiente, Luis Alvarez Archilla, and Jose Garriga-Pico.

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