D.C. Law 25-137. CJCC Data Collection Technical Correction Temporary Amendment Act of 2023.


To amend, on a temporary basis, the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the District of Columbia Establishment Act of 2011 to clarify the requirement that the CJCC report aggregate programmatic data on process and outcomes of programs.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "CJCC Data Collection Technical Correction Temporary Amendment Act of 2023".

Sec. 2. Section 1505 of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the District of Columbia Establishment Act of 2001, effective October 3, 2001 (D.C. Law 14-28; D.C. Official Code § 22-4234), is amended by adding new subsections (b-5) and (b-6) to read as follows:

"(b-5)(1) By December 1, 2023, and on a quarterly basis thereafter, the CJCC shall submit to the Mayor and the Council and post on its website a report that includes, in accordance with existing law, aggregate data on the following with respect to the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems:

"(A) Diversion;

"(B) Pretrial supervision;

"(C) Detention;

"(D) Prosecution;

"(E) Sentencing;

"(F) Commitment;

"(G) Incarceration;

"(H) Probation;

"(I) Parole;

"(J) Supervised release; and

"(K) Deferred prosecution agreements, deferred sentencing agreements, deferred disposition agreements, and consent decrees.

"(2) The CJCC shall include in the report information and context to aid the general public in interpretation of the data.

"(3) Prior to submitting and posting the aggregate data, the CJCC shall provide each agency that supplies data at least one week to review and comment on the data presentation and any analysis relevant to the agency. The CJCC shall review the feedback provided by the agencies and determine, in its sole discretion, whether to revise the presentation and analysis accordingly.

"(b-6) The CJCC shall post the following year-to-date data on its website monthly, beginning with the earliest year for which CJCC is able to obtain historical data:

"(1) Arrests for violent crimes committed by juveniles and adults, by offense; and

"(2) Gun violence and homicide counts and rates citywide and by ward, neighborhood, and police service area.".

Sec. 3. Section 5 of the Prioritizing Public Safety Temporary Amendment Act of 2023, enacted on October 5, 2023 (D.C. Act 25-229; 70 DCR 13762), is repealed.

Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director 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. 5. Effective date.

(a) 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 60-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(2) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(2)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

(b) This act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.

Law Information


  • D.C. Law 25-137 (PDF)
  • 70 DCR 15478


Mar. 2, 2024

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 25-137, the “CJCC Data Collection Technical Correction Temporary Amendment Act of 2023,” was introduced in the Council and assigned Bill No. 25-528 which was retained by the Council. The bill was adopted on first and second readings on Oct. 3, 2023, and Nov. 7, 2023, respectively. After mayoral review, it was assigned Act No. 25-317 on Nov. 21, 2023, and transmitted to Congress for its review. D.C. Law 25-137 became effective Mar. 2, 2024.