• Current through October 23, 2012

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) "Block party" means an activity of a recreational or civic nature sponsored by the residents of a neighborhood, for which the residents seek to close a block of a street in their neighborhood and for which there is no admission or entrance fee.

(2) "Department" means the District Department of Transportation.

(Oct. 23, 2012, D.C. Law 19-190, § 2, 59 DCR 10163.)


Legislative History of Laws

Law 19-190, the "Block Party Act of 2012", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 19-527, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 26, 2012, and July 10, 2012, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 9, 2012, it was assigned Act No. 19-445 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 19-190 became effective on October 23, 2012.