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The DC Code: § 1-309.01 Purpose; definitions.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)
a
(1) Section 1-207.38 provides that the Council shall, by act, divide the District of Columbia into neighborhood commission areas and establish, for each such area, an Advisory Neighborhood Commission. Such § 1-207.38 was to be effective only if a majority of the qualified electors voting in the charter referendum voted for the establishment of the Advisory Neighborhood Commissions.
2
In the charter referendum a majority of the qualified electors did vote to establish such Commissions, and it is the purpose of this part to implement the provisions of § 1-207.38.
b
Repealed.
c
For the purposes of this part, the term:
1
"Board" means the District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics.
2
"Commission" means Advisory Neighborhood Commission.
3
"Emergency" means an action taken to immediately preserve the public peace, health, safety, welfare, or morals pursuant to § 2-505(c).
4
"Gender identity or expression" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 1-1401.02(12A).

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-252. 1973 Ed., § 1-171a. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-135 added subsec. (c). D.C. Law 17-177, in subsec. (c), added par. (4). Legislative History of Laws Law 1-21 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-87, which was referred to the Committee on Advisory Neighborhood Councils. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 10, 1975 and June 24, 1975, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 22, 1975, it was assigned Act No. 1- 33 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-27, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-207.38. Law 2-16 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-77, which was referred to the Committee on Advisory Neighborhood Commissions. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 17, 1977 and May 31, 1977, respectively. Enacted without signature by the Mayor on June 22, 1977, it was assigned Act No. 2-49 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 5-111 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-333, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 26, 1984 and July 10, 1984, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 13, 1984, it was assigned Act No. 5-161 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. For legislative history of D.C. Law 8-203, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-309.14. Law 13-135, the "Comprehensive Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Reform Amendment Act of 2000," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-468, which was referred to the Committee on Local and Regional Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on February 1, 2000, and March 7, 2000, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on March 28, 2000, it was assigned Act No. 13-313 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 13- 135 became effective on June 27, 2000. Law 17-177, the "Prohibition of Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity and Expression Amendment Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-330, which was referred to the Committee on Workforce Development and Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on February 5, 2008, and March 4, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on March 19, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-329 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-177 became effective on June 25, 2008. DC CODE § 1-309.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 10, 1975, D.C. Law 1-21, § 2, 22 DCR 2065; Oct. 30, 1975, D.C. Law 1-27, § 4, 22 DCR 2472; Sept. 20, 1977, D.C. Law 2-16, § 2(a), 24 DCR 3336; Sept. 26, 1984, D.C. Law 5-111, § 2(a), 31 DCR 3952; Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-203, § 3(a), 37 DCR 8420; Jun. 27, 2000, D.C. Law 13-135, § 2(a), 47 DCR 2741; June 25, 2008, D.C. Law 17-177, § 2(a), 55 DCR 3696.)