Summary: H.R.4445 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4445. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/20/2019)

District of Columbia Home Rule Improvement Act

This bill expands congressional authority to review and disapprove District of Columbia laws.

For example, it authorizes Congress to use resolutions of disapproval to disapprove specific provisions of District law. It also expands from 30 days to 60 days the time period for Congress to review laws of the District before the laws may take effect. Additionally, the bill revises the expedited parliamentary procedures available to Congress for the consideration of resolutions of disapproval.