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H.R. 1523 (115th): District of Columbia Local Prosecutor Establishment Act of 2017

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To assign the responsibility for conducting prosecutions for violations of the laws of the District of Columbia to the head of a local prosecutor's office designated under local law of the District of Columbia.

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Sponsor and status

Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Mar 13, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 13, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Norton to Push for Votes on D.C. Statehood and Bills to Expand D.C. Home Rule in Democratic House
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Nov 7, 2018

Norton Announces Fourth Bill to Remove Federal Government from Local D.C. Land-Use Policies
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Oct 15, 2018

Norton to Introduce Bill to Remove Federal Governments Authority Over District-Owned Land
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Oct 4, 2018

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Mar 13, 2017

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H.R. 1523 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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