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Councilmember Jack Evans
A BILL IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
To amend, on an emergency basis, AN ACT to regulate the election of delegates representing the District of Columbia to national political conventions, and for other purposes, to waive all filing requirements for generally recognized United States presidential candidates.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Presidential Primary Petition and Filing Waiver Emergency Act of 2003".
Sec. 2. AN ACT to regulate the election of delegates representing the District of Columbia to national political conventions, and for other purposes, approved August 12, 1955 (69 Stat. 699; D.C. Official Code §1-1001.01 et seq,), is amended as follows;
(a) New sub-paragraphs 5(b)(2)(a-c), Section 5(b) (D.C. Official Code §1-1001.05(b)) will read as follows:
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the attached fiscal impact statement 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. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(3)).
Sec. 4. Effective date.
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), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code §1-204.12(a)).
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