DC B24-0516 | 2021-2022 | 24th Council


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-2)
Status: Introduced on November 19 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-02-28 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 24-516 would prohibit the practice of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C) in the District, including prohibiting a parent, guardian, or conservator from removing a person under their care from the District for the purpose of facilitating FGM/C abroad.

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Female Genital Mutilation Prohibition Act of 2021



2022-02-28CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2022-02-04CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2022-01-31CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2021-12-07CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2021-12-03CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B24-0516 Published in the DC Register
2021-11-19CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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