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|Chairperson Pro Charlene Drew Jarvis, at the request
of the Mayor
A BILL IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Chairperson Pro Tempore Charlene Drew Jarvis, at the request of the Mayor, introduced the following bill, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
To amend the District of Columbia Uniform Controlled Substances Act of 1981 to give the Mayor rulemaking authority regarding the scheduling of controlled substances; to clarify authority of registrants, and to expand enforcement authority.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "District of Columbia Uniform Controlled Substances Act of 1981 Amendment Act of 1997".
Sec. 2. The District of Columbia Uniform Controlled Substances Act of 1981, effective August 5, 1981 (D.C. Law 4-29; D.C. Code § 33-501 et seq.) is amended as follows:
(a) Section 201(b) (D.C. Code § 33-511(b)) is amended by striking the paragraph designation (1), by striking the word "proposed" and by striking subsections (2), (3), (4) and (5).
(b) Section 302(b) (D.C. Code § 33-532(b)) is amended by adding a new sentence to the end to read as follows:
(c) Section 304(a) (D.C. Code, sec. 33-534(a) is amended by adding a new subsection (4) to read as follows:
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), approval by the Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority as provided in section 203(a) of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority Act of 1995, approved April 17, 1995 (109 Stat. 116; D.C. Code § 47-392.3(a)), and a 30-day period of Congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Code § 1-233(c)(1), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.
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