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The DC Code: § 1-309.04 Advisory Neighborhood Commissions--Petition required; established by resolution.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)
a
As soon as possible after October 10, 1975, but in no case later than 5 days after such date, the District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics (hereinafter in this part referred to as the "Board") shall:
1
Make available to any resident of an Advisory Neighborhood Commission area copies of petition forms for collecting signatures of registered qualified electors in such area; and
2
Publish in the District of Columbia Register and in at least 2 newspapers of general circulation in the District of Columbia, the number of registered qualified electors in each Advisory Neighborhood Commission area.
b
Upon certification by the Board to the Chairman of the Council that 5 percent of the registered qualified electors of an Advisory Neighborhood Commission area have signed a petition calling for the establishment of an Advisory Neighborhood Commission in such area, the Council shall then establish by resolution a nonpartisan elected Advisory Neighborhood Commission for such area, with its members to be elected from the single-member districts established for such area. Nothing in this section shall be construed to permit an individual to sign more than 1 petition for the establishment of an Advisory Neighborhood Commission.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-255. 1973 Ed., § 1-171c. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-21, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-309.01. For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-27, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-207.38. For legislative history of D.C. Law 5-111, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-309.01. References in Text "This act," referred to in subsection (a) of this section, is the Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Act of 1975, D.C. Law 1-21. DC CODE § 1-309.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 10, 1975, D.C. Law 1-21, § 5, 22 DCR 2067; Oct. 30, 1975, D.C. Law 1-27, § 4, 22 DCR 2472; Sept. 26, 1984, D.C. Law 5-111, § 2(a), 31 DCR 3952.)