D.C. Act 23-128. Indigenous Peoples' Day Emergency Amendment Act of 2019.

D.C. Act 23-128. Indigenous Peoples' Day Emergency Amendment Act of 2019.

AN ACT

To amend, on an emergency basis, the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978 to change the name of the legal holiday celebrated on the 2nd Monday in October from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day; and to amend sections 25-723 and 28-2701 of the District of Columbia Official Code to do the same.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Indigenous Peoples' Day Emergency Amendment Act of 2019".

Note § 1-612.02

Sec. 2. Section 1202(a)(7) of the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978, effective March 3, 1979 (D.C. Law 2-319; D.C. Official Code § 1-612.02(a)(7)), is amended by striking the phrase "Columbus Day" and inserting the phrase "Indigenous Peoples' Day" in its place.

Note § 25-723

Sec. 3. Section 25-723(c)(1)(B) of the District of Columbia Official Code is amended by striking the phrase "Columbus Day" and inserting the phrase "Indigenous Peoples' Day" in its place.

Note § 28-2701

Sec. 4. Section 28-2701 of the District of Columbia Official Code is amended by striking the phrase "Columbus Day" and inserting the phrase "Indigenous Peoples' Day" in its place.

Sec. 5. 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. 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), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).