Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–129.21. Definitions.

For the purposes of this subpart, the term:

(1) “Commission” means the New Columbia Statehood Commission established pursuant to § 1-129.31.

(2) “Fund” means the New Columbia Statehood Fund established pursuant to § 1-129.32.

(3) “Statehood Delegation” means, collectively, the United States Representative and the 2 United States Senators holding office pursuant to § 1-123.

(4) “Statehood Fund” means the fund established by each United States Senator and United States Representative pursuant to § 1-123(g), and overseen by the Campaign Finance Board.

(5) “United States Representative” means the District of Columbia public official elected pursuant to § 1-123 to the office of Representative.

(6) “United States Senator” means either of the 2 District of Columbia public officials elected pursuant to § 1-123 to the office of Senator.


(Mar. 10, 1981, D.C. Law 3-171, § 11 [23], 27 DCR 4732; as added May 2, 2015, D.C. Law 20-271, § 101(b), 62 DCR 1884; Mar. 13, 2019, D.C. Law 22-250, § 2, 66 DCR 985.)

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-250: § 10 of D.C. Law 22-250, as amended by § 1043(a) of D.C. Law 23-16, provided that the change made to this section by § 2 of D.C. Law 22-250 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-250: § 10 of D.C. Law 22-250, as amended by § 1104 of D.C. Law 23-149, repealed the requirement that § 2 of D.C. Law 22-250 would be subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore the amendment made by § 2 of D.C. Law 22-250 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-250: § 10 of D.C. Law 22-250 provided that the change made to this section by § 2 of D.C. Law 22-250 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) requirement that the Commission issue a report with findings as to whether the Statehood Delegation should receive compensation in the form of a salary or stipend, see § 105 of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-7, Feb. 26, 2015, 62 DCR 2646, 21 STAT 807).

For temporary (90 days) addition of this subpart, see § 101(b) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 D.C. Act 21-7, Feb. 26, 2015, 62 DCR 2646, 21 STAT 807).

For temporary (90 days) addition of this subpart, see § 101(b) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-481, Nov. 18, 2014, 61 DCR 12133, 20 STAT 4405).

For temporary (90 days) requirement that the Commission issue a report with findings as to whether the Statehood Delegation should receive compensation in the form of a salary or stipend, see § 105 of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-481, Nov. 18, 2014, 61 DCR 12133, 20 STAT 4405).

Editor's Notes

For functions and duties transferred to the Campaign Finance Board see § 1104(b) of D.C. Law 23-149.