D.C. Law 23-221. 1666 Articles of Peace and Amity Recognition Amendment Act of 2020.

D.C. Law 23-221. 1666 Articles of Peace and Amity Recognition Amendment Act of 2020.

AN ACT

To amend the Fisheries and Wildlife Omnibus Amendment Act of 2016 to provide, upon request, without cost, fishing licenses to members of the Piscataway Indian Nation and the Piscataway Conoy Tribe.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "1666 Articles of Peace and Amity Recognition Amendment Act of 2020".

Amend § 8-2231.02

Sec. 2. Section 302 of the Fisheries and Wildlife Omnibus Amendment Act of 2016, effective May 19, 2017 (D.C. Law 21-282; D.C. Official Code § 8-2231.02), is amended by adding a new subsection (j) to read as follows:

"(j) The Mayor and a covered establishment authorized pursuant to subsection (b) of this section shall provide, upon request, without cost, any license and licensure endorsement for recreational fishing, sold pursuant to this section, to any individual holding a tribal identity card indicating that the individual is an enrolled member of:

"(1) The Piscataway Indian Nation; or

"(2) The Piscataway Conoy Tribe.".

Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).

Sec. 4. Effective date.

This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.