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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

District of Columbia Retrocession Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for the retrocession of the District of Columbia to the State of Maryland, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/25/1997Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date All Actions
03/05/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
02/28/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on District of Columbia.
Action By: Committee on Government Reform and Oversight
02/25/1997Referred to House Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
02/25/1997Referred to House Judiciary
Action By: House of Representatives
02/25/1997Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/25/1997Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (8)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary02/25/1997 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution03/05/1997 Referred to
House Government Reform and Oversight02/25/1997 Referred to
House Government Reform and Oversight Subcommittee on District of Columbia02/28/1997 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/25/1997)

District of Columbia Retrocession Act - Cedes the District of Columbia to Maryland after Maryland's acceptance of such retrocession. Maintains the exclusive legislative authority and control of the Congress over the National Capital Service Area in the District of Columbia.