Law Information


  • D.C. Law 7-43 (PDF)
  • 34 DCR 5287


Nov. 14, 1987

Legislative History

Law 7-43, the “Prison Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act of 1987,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 7-177, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 30, 1987 and July 14, 1987, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 17, 1987, it was assigned Act No. 7-56 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.