DC B22-0839 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on June 5 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-10-04 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill regulates noise in public spaces generated from amplifying sound devices by implementing a plainly audible standard and enforcement standards. It also establishes that repeat offenders given a one time warning by law enforcement are subject to a fine not to exceed $300 or imprisonment not to exceed 10 days, or both.

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Amplified Noise Amendment Act Of 2018



2018-10-04CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2018-08-10CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2018-07-02CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2018-06-15CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2018-06-08CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0839 Published in the DC Register
2018-06-05CouncilReferred to Committee on Committee of the Whole
2018-06-05CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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