Constitutional Government for Puerto Rico

On June 8, 1950, the US Senate approved the Public Law 81-600, allowing Puerto Rico to establish its own constitutional government.   Antonio Fernós-Isern served as president of the Constitutional Convention, which formulated the status of Commonwealth or Estado Libre Asociado.  A referendum was later held in Puerto Rico, with 76.5% of voters approving of the law.

El 8 de junio de 1950, el Senado de EE.UU. aprobó la Ley Pública 81-600, permitiendo Puerto Rico para establecer su propio gobierno constitucional. Antonio Fernós Isern se desempeñó como presidente de la Convención Constituyente que formuló la condición de Estado Libre Asociado o Estado Libre Asociado. El referéndum se celebró más tarde en Puerto Rico, con un 76,5% de los votantes aprueba la ley.

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