D.C. Law 11-179. Juvenile Detention and Speedy Trial Act of 1996.

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Law Information


  • D.C. Law 11-179 (PDF)
  • 43 DCR 4243


Apr. 9, 1997

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 11-179, the “Juvenile Detention and Speedy Trial Act of 1996,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-475, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 19, 1996, and July 3, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 22, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-329 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-179 became effective on April 9, 1997.