DC B22-0037 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Passed on August 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-08-10 - Law Number L22-0118 Effective from July 3, 2018, Projected Law Date is June 30, 2018
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill permits survivors of: domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, and sexual trafficking to apply for confidential voter status. The confidentiality of their addresses shall be maintained by the Board of Elections. FUNDING NOTE - This law was passed Subject to Appropriations. See Bill 22-754 for funding certification and Bill 22-753 for "Subject to Appropriations" repealer language

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Voter Address Confidentiality Amendment Act Of 2017 (now Known As "address Confidentiality Act Of 2018")


Roll Calls

2018-04-10 - Council - Final Reading (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-04-10 - Council - Amendment (Allen) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-06 - Council - First Reading CC (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-08-10CouncilLaw Number L22-0118 Effective from July 3, 2018, Projected Law Date is June 30, 2018
2018-05-21CouncilTransmitted to Congress, Projected Law Date is June 30, 2018
2018-05-11CouncilAct A22-0337 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 5064
2018-05-07CouncilSigned with Act Number A22-0337
2018-05-07CouncilEnacted with Act Number A22-0337
2018-04-24CouncilTransmitted to Mayor, Response Due on May 8, 2018
2018-04-10CouncilFinal Reading
2018-04-10CouncilAmendment (Allen)
2018-03-06CouncilFirst Reading CC
2018-02-13CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2018-02-13CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B22-0037
2017-04-06CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2017-03-10CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-01-13CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0037 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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Bill Comments