Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–602(Perm). Publication prerequisite for effectiveness of Council acts and resolutions.

No act or resolution shall be effective until the act or resolution has been published in the District of Columbia Register, the District of Columbia Statutes-at-Large, or the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations, except that any emergency act or resolution approved pursuant to § 1-204.12(a), any resolution to approve or disapprove proposed actions pursuant to § 1-204.12(a)(2) or § 1-204.90(a)(1), or any resolution that pertains to the internal operation or organization of the Council shall be effective without prior publication, but shall be published as soon as practicable.