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A BILL IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Councilmember Jim Graham introduced the following bill, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations with comments from the Committee of the Whole and Subcommittee on Human Rights, Latino Affairs, and Property Management.
To amend the District of Columbia Latino Community Development Act of 1976 and the Confirmation Act of 1978 to require Commission nominees be subject to Council review and confirmation.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Latino Economic Development Commission Confirmation Amendment Act of 2001".
Sec. 2. Section 402 of the District of Columbia Latino Community Development Act, effective September 29, 1976 (D.C. Law 1-86; D.C. Code §1-2322), is amended by striking the period at the end of the first sentence and inserting the phrase ", with the advice and consent of the Council", in its place.
Sec. 3. Section 2(e) of the Confirmation Act of 1978, effective March 3, 1979 (D.C. Law 2-142; D.C. Code §1-633.7(e)), is amended as follows:
(a) Strike the phrase "paragraphs (1)-(26)" in the lead-in text and insert the phrase "paragraphs (1)-(27)" in its place.
(b) Paragraph (25) is amended by striking the word "and".
(c) Paragraph (26) is amended by striking the period at the end and inserting the phrase "; and" in its place.
(d) Add new paragraph (27) to read as follows:
Sec. 4. There is no fiscal impact.
Sec. 5. 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 Fiscal Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority, as provided by 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 30day 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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