• Current through October 23, 2012

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) "Advisory Committee" means the Advisory Committee to the Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Affairs.

(2) "Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender" means individuals who identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender and who are residents of the District of Columbia.

(3) "Office" means the Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs established in § 2-1382.

(Apr. 4, 2006, D.C. Law 16-89, § 2, 53 DCR 1084; Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-191, § 122(a), 53 DCR 6794.)


Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-191, in subsec. (1), validated a previously made technical correction.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 16-89, the "Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs Act of 2005", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-235 which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 6, 2005, and January 4, 2006, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 30, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-275 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16- 89 became effective on April 4, 2006.

For Law 16-191, see notes following § 2-1217.71.