DC B22-0024 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-1)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2017-01-13 - Notice of Intent to Act on B22-0024 Published in the DC Register
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill requires that the DC Bar Foundation ("Bar Foundation") adopt policies and procedures and create a system allowing designated legal service providers to provide representation, to eligible individuals or groups, in certain civil cases based on criteria established by the Bar Foundation. It also requires the creation of a report to assess the continued needs of low-income residents and to offer recommendations on how to better provide these legal services

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Expanding Access To Justice Act Of 2017



2017-01-13CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0024 Published in the DC Register
2017-01-10CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2017-01-10CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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