Title 2. Government Administration. - Chapter 5. Administrative Procedure. - § 2-504. Official publications.


Published: 1979

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§ 2-504. Official publications.

  • Current through October 23, 2012

(a) The Mayor shall cause to be published the official publications known as the District of Columbia Register and the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations pursuant to subchapter III of this chapter.

(b) All courts within the District shall take judicial notice of rules, regulations, and Council acts and resolutions published or of which notice is given in the District of Columbia Register or the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations pursuant to subchapter III of this chapter.

(c) Publication in the District of Columbia Register of Council acts and resolutions, regulations adopted, amended, or repealed by the District of Columbia Council and rules adopted, amended, or repealed by the Mayor or by any agency shall not be considered as a substitute for publication in 1 or more newspapers of general circulation when such publication is required by statute.

                                

(Oct. 21, 1968, 82 Stat. 1206, Pub. L. 90-614, § 5; Oct. 8, 1975, D.C. Law 1-19, title I, § 102(t)-(x), 22 DCR 2051; Mar. 29, 1977, D.C. Law 1-96, § 3(a), 23 DCR 9532b; Apr. 19, 1977, D.C. Law 1-120, § 2, 23 DCR 9924; Mar. 6, 1979, D.C. Law 2-153, § 6(a), 25 DCR 6960.)

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-1505.

1973 Ed., § 1-1504.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-19, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-501.

For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-96, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-531.

Law 1-120 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-340, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Criminal Law. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 23, 1976 and December 7, 1976, respectively. Enacted without signature by the Mayor on January 1, 1977, it was assigned Act No. 1-206 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.

Law 2-153 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-96, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 28, 1978 and December 12, 1978, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 29, 1978, it was assigned Act No. 2-319 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.