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The DC Code: § 1-309.05 Advisory Neighborhood Commissions--Qualifications of members; nomination by petition.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)
a
(1) No person shall be a member of an Advisory Neighborhood Commission unless he:
A
Is a registered qualified elector actually residing in the single-member district from which he was elected;
B
Has been residing in such district continuously for the 60 days immediately preceding the day on which he files the nominating petitions as a candidate as such a member; and
C
Holds no other elected public office.
2
For the purpose of this subsection, the term "elected public office" means the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, Chairman or member of the Council of the District of Columbia, member of the District of Columbia Board of Education, and the Delegate to the House of Representatives.
b
(1) Candidates for member of an Advisory Neighborhood Commission shall be nominated by a petition:
A
Prepared and presented to the Board in accordance with regulations of the Board no later than the 90th calendar day before the date of the election in which he intends to be a candidate; and
B
Signed by not less than 25 registered qualified electors who are residents of the single-member district from which he seeks election.
2
Such petitions shall be made available by the Board no later than the 120th calendar day before an election for members of an Advisory Neighborhood Commission.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-256. 1973 Ed., § 1-171d. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-137, in subsec. (b)(1)(A), substituted "90th calendar day" for "60th calendar day'; and, in subsec. (b)(2), substituted "144th calendar day" for "90th calendar day". D.C. Law 19-157, in subsec. (b)(2), substituted "120th calendar day" for "144th calendar day". Temporary Amendments of Section Section 201(b) of D.C. Law 19-88, in subsec. (b)(1)(A), substituted "90th calendar day" for "60th calendar day" and substituted "144th calendar day" for "90th calendar day". Section 302(b) of D.C. Law 19-88 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Section 4 of D.C. Law 19-145, in subsec. (b)(2), substituted "120th calendar day" for "144th calendar day". Section 7(b) of D.C. Law 19-145 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 201(b) of Comprehensive Military and Overseas Voters Accommodation Emergency Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19- 230, November 16, 2011, 58 DCR 9942). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 201(b) of Comprehensive Military and Overseas Voters Accommodation Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-310, February 22, 2012, 59 DCR 1688). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4 of Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Boundaries Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-341, April 8, 2012, 59 DCR 2788). 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. Law 10-68, the "Technical Amendments Act of 1993," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-166, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 29, 1993, and July 13, 1993, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 23, 1993, it was assigned Act No. 10-107 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10-68 became effective on February 5, 1994. Law 19-137, the "Comprehensive Military and Overseas Voters Accommodation Amendment Act of 2012", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 19-356, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on February 7, 2012, and March 6, 2012, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on March 27, 2012, it was assigned Act No. 19-334 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 19- 137 became effective on June 5, 2012. Law 19-157, the "Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Boundaries Act of 2012", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 19-528, which was retained by the Council. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 20, 2012, and May 1, 2012, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on May 15, 2012, it was assigned Act No. 19-364 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 19-157 became effective on July 13, 2012. DC CODE § 1-309.05 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 10, 1975, D.C. Law 1-21, § 6, 22 DCR 2068; Oct. 30, 1975, D.C. Law 1-27, § 4, 22 DCR 2472; Sept. 26, 1984, D.C. Law 5-111, § 2(a), (b), 31 DCR 3952; Feb. 5, 1994, D.C. Law 10-68, § 3(a), 40 DCR 6311; June 5, 2012, D.C. Law 19-137, § 201(b), 59 DCR 2542; July 13, 2012, D.C. Law 19-157, § 6, 59 DCR 5598.)