DC B25-0319 | 2023-2024 | 25th Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on June 8 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-12-06 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 25-319 would allow withdrawal without prejudice of certain administrative complaints of unlawful discrimination by the District government. It clarifies that certain complaints may be entitled to compensatory damages and reasonable attorney’s fees. It also permits withdrawal without prejudice of administrative complaints against private parties at any time. It permits civil actions that are not limited by proceedings before or findings of the Office of Human Rights or Commission on Human Rights. It also allows the Commission on Human Rights to award punitive damages.

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Fairness in Human Rights Administration Amendment Act of 2023



2023-12-06CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2023-12-06CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2023-12-01CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2023-11-24CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2023-11-24CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2023-11-15CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2023-06-20CouncilReferred to Committee on Public Works and Operations
2023-06-16CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B25-0319 Published in the DC Register
2023-06-08CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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