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

Status

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

Summary

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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Title

Expanding Access To Justice Act Of 2017

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History

DateChamberAction
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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