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|Councilmember Kathy Patterson
A BILL IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Councilmember Patterson introduced the following bill, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations
To amend the Advisory Neighborhood Councils Act of 1975 to permit Advisory Neighborhood Commissions to declare a quorum and transact business when a majority of the elected representatives is present, provided that a majority of positions comprising the Commission is filled.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Advisory Neighborhood Councils Act of 1975 Quorum Definition Amendment Act of 1997".
Sec. 2. The Advisory Neighborhood Councils Act of 1975, effective October 10, 1975 (D.C. Law 1-21; D.C. Code § 1-251et seq.), is amended 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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