• Current through October 23, 2012

It is the purpose of this chapter to support programs directed toward evaluating and improving the status of women in the District of Columbia by establishing the Commission for Women.

(Sept. 22, 1978, D.C. Law 2-109, § 2, 25 DCR 1456.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-801.

1973 Ed., § 2-2601.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 2-109, the "District of Columbia Commission for Women Act of 1978," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-236, which was referred to the Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 30, 1978, and June 13, 1978, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 13, 1978, it was assigned Act No. 2-230 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.

Miscellaneous Notes

Establishment and Appointments--Mayor's Commission on Violence Against Women, see Mayor's Order 2001-179, December 7, 2001 (48 DCR 11597).