Here Is the FULL VIDEO of the Insular Affairs Legislative Hearing on Puerto Rico Political Status

Apr 14, 2021
5:05 PM

In case you missed it, the following video is the complete Committee on Natural Resources Office of Insular Affairs legislative hearing on the following two bills regarding Puerto Rico: H.R. 1522 (Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act) and H.R. 2070 (Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021).

These were the witnesses at the hearing along with links to their testimony:

H.R. 1522, “Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act”

The Hon. Pedro R. Pierluisi (testimony)

Governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Ms. Johanne Vélez-García (testimony)

Vice President, Puerto Rico Democratic Party, San Juan, PR

Mr. José Fuentes (testimony)

Chair, Puerto Rico Statehood Council, Washington, D,C.

Dr. Christina D. Ponsa-Kraus (testimony)

Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, New York, NY


H.R. 2070, “Puerto Rico Self- Determination Act of 2021”

The Hon. Aníbal Acevedo-Vilá (testimony)

Former Governor, Popular Democratic Party, San Juan, PR

The Hon. Rafael Hernández (testimony)

Speaker, Puerto Rico House of Representatives, San Juan, PR

The Hon. María de Lourdes Santiago (testimony)

Senator, Puerto Rico Independence Party, San Juan, PR

The Hon. Manuel Natal-Albelo (testimony)

President, Citizens Victory Movement, San Juan, PR