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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.


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                   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

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                                 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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