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resident commissioner

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the representative of Puerto Rico in the US House of Representatives. He or she may speak but has no vote

res′ident commis′sioner

a nonvoting representative from a dependency entitled to speak in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Noun1.resident commissioner - the representative of Puerto Rico in the United States House of Representativesresident commissioner - the representative of Puerto Rico in the United States House of Representatives
representative - a person who represents others
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Woodford, Resident Commissioner of the British Solomons.
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The resident commissioner said that the strategic meeting was part of the early preparatory arrangements by the commission aimed at mobilising its critical partners and stakeholders.
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It is gratifying to see that allies are continuously forming in education and prevention, as in the case of the CDC, the Puerto Rico Department of Health and Walgreens, who are collaborating to provide educational material about and access to Zika prevention products in Walgreens stores throughout Puerto Rico," remarked Pedro Pierluisi, Puerto Rico's resident commissioner.
Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi called it the "most complete document ever published by the U.
The state's Resident Commissioner in the national capital had been asked to take necessary steps to help them, he said in a release.
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I'm sending the Resident Commissioner from Delhi to visit the university in question to ascertain all the facts before deciding next steps.

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