It is the intent of the Council of the District of Columbia that the District government shall ensure that a full range of health, education, employment, and social services shall be available to the Latino community in the District of Columbia. The planning and monitoring of programs undertaken by the Office on Latino Affairs and the Commission in partnership with members of the Latino community, families, community leaders, private agencies, and the District of Columbia government shall serve as an impetus to making the Latino community an integral part of the District of Columbia community.
(Sept. 29, 1976, D.C. Law 1-86, title I, § 101, 23 DCR 2543.)
1981 Ed., § 1-2301.
1973 Ed., § 6-1901.
Legislative History of Laws
Law 1-86 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-198, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first, amended first and second readings, and reconsideration of second reading, on April 20, 1976, June 15, 1976, May 18, 1976 and June 20, 1976, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 19, 1976, it was assigned Act No. 1- 141 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.
Office of Spanish Affairs abolished: The Office of Spanish Affairs was abolished by the Act of September 29, 1976, D.C. Law 1-86, which Act established the Office on Latino Affairs.