H.R. 10231 (93rd): District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act

A bill to recognize the governmental structure of the District of Columbia, to provide a charter for local government in the District of Columbia subject to acceptance by a majority of the registered qualified electors in the District of Columbia, to delegate certain legislative powers to the local government, to implement certain recommendations of the Commission on the Organization of the Government of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

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Sep 12, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward Mezvinsky

Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 9682 (same title)
Passed House — Oct 10, 1973


Sep 12, 1973

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H.R. 10231 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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