Law Information


  • D.C. Law 17-197 (PDF)
  • 55 DCR 6277


July 18, 2008

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 17-197, the “Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Act of 2008”, was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-138 which was referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on April 1, 2008, and May 6, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on May 23, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-394 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-197 became effective on July 18, 2008.