this is an outdated text: switch to the updated & improved dc code website
home, about

The DC Code: § 3-701 Statement of purpose.

Index3 District of Columbia Boards and Commissions. (Refs & Annos)

It is the purpose of this chapter to support programs directed toward evaluating and improving the status of women in the District of Columbia by establishing the Commission for Women.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-801. 1973 Ed., § 2-2601. Legislative History of Laws Law 2-109, the "District of Columbia Commission for Women Act of 1978," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-236, which was referred to the Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 30, 1978, and June 13, 1978, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 13, 1978, it was assigned Act No. 2-230 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Miscellaneous Notes Establishment and Appointments--Mayor's Commission on Violence Against Women, see Mayor's Order 2001-179, December 7, 2001 (48 DCR 11597). DC CODE § 3-701 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 22, 1978, D.C. Law 2-109, § 2, 25 DCR 1456.)