• Current through October 23, 2012

If a majority of the registered qualified electors voting in a referendum approve an act or adopt legislation by initiative, then the adopted initiative or the act approved by referendum shall be an act of the Council upon the certification of the vote on such initiative or act by the District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics, and such act shall become law subject to the provisions of § 1-206.02(c).

(Mar. 10, 1978, D.C. Law 2-46, § 2, 24 DCR 199; Oct. 27, 1978, 92 Stat. 2023, Pub. L. 95-526.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-285.

1973 Ed., § 1-185.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-46, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-204.101.