D.C. Act 22-159. Voter Rolls Protection Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017.
To prohibit, on an emergency basis, due to congressional review, the District of Columbia Board of Elections from complying with any requests of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Voter Rolls Protection Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017".
Sec. 2. Notwithstanding any other District law or regulation, the District of Columbia Board of Elections shall not comply with any request of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, established May 11, 2017 (Exec. Order No. 13799; 82 Fed. Reg. 22389).
Sec. 3. Applicability.
This act shall apply as of October 23, 2017.
Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director 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. 5. 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), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).