• Current through October 23, 2012

There is established a Commission on African-American Affairs ("Commission") to advise the Mayor, the Council, and the public on the views and needs of African-American communities with low-economic, -education, or -health indicators in the District and to analyze the decline of African-American residents as indicated by the 2010 United States Census.

(Mar. 14, 2012, D.C. Law 19-106, § 2, 59 DCR 440.)


Legislative History of Laws

Law 19-106, the "Commission on African-American Affairs Establishment Act of 2012", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 19-213, which was referred to the Committee on Aging and Community Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 20, 2012, and January 4, 2012, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 20, 2012, it was assigned Act No. 19-281 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 19- 106 became effective on March 14, 2012.