DC B23-0723 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on March 19 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-10-15 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 23-723 provides definitions for certain terms related to the offense of rioting. It clarifies the conduct that constitutes rioting, revises the penalties for convictions, and establishes a right to a jury trial for prosecutions.

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Rioting Modernization Amendment Act of 2020



2020-10-15CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2020-08-28CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-08-25CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-04-07CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2020-03-27CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0723 Published in the DC Register
2020-03-19CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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