DC B23-0165 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on February 26 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-13 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced it requires the Board of Elections to solicit an opinion from the Attorney General for the District of Columbia and the General Counsel of the Council of the District of Columbia on the proper subject determination of an initiative or referendum measure and to also consult regarding the legislative drafting of the measure. It requires that initiative measures be placed on a general election ballot.

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Initiative And Referendum Process Improvement Amendment Act Of 2019



2019-06-13CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-05-24CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-03-08CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0165 Published in the DC Register
2019-03-05CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2019-02-26CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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