• Current through October 23, 2012

There is hereby established, in the Executive Branch of the District government, a Commission on Human Rights.

(Dec. 13, 1977, D.C. Law 2-38, title IV, § 401, as added Dec. 7, 2004, D.C. Law 15-216, § 2(b), 51 DCR 9123.)


Legislative History of Laws

Law 15-216, the "Commission on Human Rights Establishment Amendment Act of 2004", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 15-51, which was referred to the Subcommittee on Human Rights, Latino Affairs and Property. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 29, 2004, and July 13, 2004, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 2, 2004, it was assigned Act No. 15-521 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 15-216 became effective on December 7, 2004.