June 3, 1997
Law 11-270, the “Anti-Loitering Drug Free Zone,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-441, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 6, 1996, and July 3, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 19, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-321 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-270 became effective on June 3, 1997.