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A BILL IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Councilmember Kathy Patterson introduced the following legislation, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations.
To amend the District of Columbia Campaign Finance Reform and Conflict of Interest Act of 1974 to prohibit District of Columbia government resources, including budget authority, personal services, and nonpersonal services to encourage individuals to support or oppose any candidate, initiative, referendum, or recall measure in the District of Columbia.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Campaign Finance Amendment Act of 2001 ".
Sec. 2. The District of Columbia Campaign Finance Reform and Conflict of Interest Act of 1974, approved August 14, 1974 (88 Stat. 447; D.C. Code §1-1401 et seq.), is amended by adding a new title VI-A to read as follows:
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact report in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602(c)(3) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Code § 1-233 (c)(3)).
Sec. 4. This act shall take effect after a 30-day period of Congressional review following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council of the District of Columbia 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 Act of 1995, approved April 17, 1995 (109 Stat. 116; D.C. Code §47-392.3(a)), a 30-day period of Congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule 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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