D.C. Law 23-157. Lorraine H. Whitlock Elementary School Designation Act of 2020.


To designate the school in Lot 808 in Square 5146 as the Lorraine H. Whitlock Elementary School and to remove the designation of the Lorraine H. Whitlock Bridge.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Lorraine H. Whitlock Elementary School Designation Act of 2020".

Sec. 2. Pursuant to sections 401 and 422 of the Street and Alley Closing and Acquisition Procedures Act of 1982, effective March 10, 1983 (D.C. Law 4-201; D.C. Official Code §§ 9-204.01 and 9-204.22), the Council designates the school in Lot 808 in Square 5146 as the "Lorraine H. Whitlock Elementary School".

Sec. 3. The Lorraine H.

Whitlock Memorial Bridge Designation Act of 2007, effective July 12, 2007 (D.C. Law 17-11; D.C. Official Code § 9-204.01, note), is repealed.

Sec. 4. Applicability.

This act shall apply as of July 1, 2022.

Sec. 5. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).

Sec. 6. Effective date.

This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

Law Information


  • D.C. Law 23-157 (PDF)
  • 67 DCR 13252


Dec. 23, 2020

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 23-157, the “Lorraine H. Whitlock Elementary School Designation Act of 2020,” was introduced in the Council and assigned Bill No. 23-263 which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The bill was adopted on first and second readings on Sept. 22, 2020, and Oct. 6, 2020, respectively. After mayoral review, it was assigned Act No. 23-469 on Nov. 2, 2020, and transmitted to Congress for its review. D.C. Law 23-157 became effective Dec. 23, 2020.