• Current through October 23, 2012

There is established a Technology Opportunity Development Task Force ("Task Force") to serve as a collaborative body to identify knowledge-based economic opportunities, including emerging technology fields, that could provide research and economic development opportunities for the District of Columbia and create a comprehensive and coordinated strategy to enhance commercial activity in these fields.

(Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-190, § 2, 53 DCR 6791.)


Legislative History of Laws

Law 16-190, the "Emerging Technology Opportunity Development Task Force Act of 2006", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-504, which was referred to the Committee on Economic Development. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 20, 2006, and July 11, 2006, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 31, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-474 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16-190 became effective on March 2, 2007.