Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–2422. Advisory Committee on Street Harassment.

(a) There is established an Advisory Committee on Street Harassment, which shall be composed of 17 members as follows:

(1) The Director of OHR, or the Director's designee;

(2) The Director of the Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants, or the Director's designee;

(3) The Director of the Mayor's Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Affairs, or the Director's designee;

(4) The Director of the District Department of Transportation, or the Director's designee;

(5) The Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, or the Chief's designee;

(6) The Chairman of the Council, or the Chairman's designee;

(7) The General Manager of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, or the General Manager's designee;

(8) The Director of the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration, or the Director's designee; and

(9) Nine community representatives, appointed by the Mayor pursuant to § 1-523.01(f), who are District residents or members of organizations that engage in policy, advocacy, or direct service within the District related to:

(A) Street harassment;

(B) Gender-based violence;

(C) Gender equity;

(D) LGBTQ rights;

(E) Racial equity;

(F) Religious tolerance;

(G) Poverty or homelessness; or

(H) Immigrant rights.

(b) The Director of OHR, or the Director's designee, shall serve as the ACSH's chairperson.

(c) One community representative shall be selected by a majority vote of the community representatives of the ACSH to serve as vice-chairperson.

(d) The ACSH shall meet at least on a quarterly basis, at times to be determined by the chairperson at the ACSH's first meeting.

(e) Meetings of the ACSH shall be subject to subchapter IV of Chapter 5 of Title 2.


(Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 1043, 65 DCR 9388.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 1043 of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 1043 of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).