D.C. Law 6-77. Limitation on the Use of the Chokehold Act of 1985.


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Law Information


  • D.C. Law 6-77 (PDF)
  • 32 DCR 6497


Jan. 25, 1986

Legislative History

Law 6-77, the “Limitation on the Use of the Chokehold Act of 1985,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 6-15, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 8, 1985, and October 22, 1985, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 4, 1985, it was assigned Act No. 6-100 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.