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Introduced in Senate (06/17/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3982


To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to repeal the authority of the President to assume emergency control of the police of the District of Columbia.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 17, 2020

Mr. Van Hollen (for himself, Mr. Carper, Mr. Blumenthal, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Markey, and Mr. Cardin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


A BILL

To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to repeal the authority of the President to assume emergency control of the police of the District of Columbia.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “District of Columbia Police Home Rule Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of authority of President to assume emergency control of police of District of Columbia.

(a) Repeal of authority.—The District of Columbia Home Rule Act is amended by striking section 740 (sec. 1–207.40, D.C. Official Code).

(b) Clerical amendment.—The table of contents of such Act is amended by striking the item relating to section 740.


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