DC B23-0318 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on June 4 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-17 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced it decriminalizes prostitution if those involved are 18 years of age and older. It requires the establishment of a task force to study and make recommendations regarding: the effects and unintended consequences of the Reducing Criminalization of Commercial Sex Amendment Act of 2019, additional changes to criminal penalties for commercial sex, and supports for individuals engaging in commercial sex in the District of Columbia.

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Community Safety And Health Amendment Act Of 2019



2019-10-17CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-09-20CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-06-14CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0318 Published in the DC Register
2019-06-04CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2019-06-04CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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