(a) There is established a Comprehensive Homicide Elimination Strategy Task Force ("Task Force"). The Task Force shall develop a report on successful violence prevention and intervention strategies that can be used to eliminate homicides in the District of Columbia.
(b)(1) The Task Force shall be comprised of 20 representatives from among the following entities, of which one-third shall constitute a quorum:
(i) Government agencies;
(ii) Nonprofit organizations;
(iv) Educational institutions;
(v) Victim services organizations;
(vi) Social services organizations;
(vii) Religious organizations;
(viii) Mental and behavioral health organizations;
(ix) Organized labor;
(x) Criminal justice reform organizations; and
(xi) Advisory Neighborhood Commissions.
(2) Of the 20 representatives, 10 shall be appointed by the Mayor and 10 shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Council no later than 60 days after October 1, 2017.
(3) The Mayor and the Chairman of the Council shall each designate a co-chair of the Task Force, one each from the government and non-government sectors.
(c) No later than June 1, 2021, the Task Force shall hold at least 3 public meetings and shall submit the report required in subsection (a) of this section to the Mayor and the Council.
(Mar. 14, 2007, D.C. Law 16-262, § 501, 54 DCR 794; May 2, 2015, D.C. Law 20-271, § 260, 62 DCR 1884; June 30, 2016, D.C. Law 21-125, §§ 202, 203, 63 DCR 4659; July 3, 2018, D.C. Law 22-124, § 104, 65 DCR 5091; Apr. 27, 2021, D.C. Law 23-274, § 1001, 68 DCR 001034.)
Effect of Amendments
Sections 202 and 203 of D.C. Law 21-125 restored this section (repealed by section 260 of D.C. Law 20-271) and amended this section.
Section 301 of D.C. Law 22-124 provided that the changes made to this section by D.C. Law 22-124 shall apply as of October 1, 2017.
Section 3102(b) of D.C. Law 21-160 amended section 901(a) of D.C. Law 21-125, removing the subject to funding requirement. Therefore the changes made to this section by D.C. Law 21-125 have been given effect.
Applicability of D.C. Law 21-125: § 901 of D.C. Law 21-125 provided that the change made to this section by § 203 of D.C. Law 21-125 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.
Applicability of D.C. Law 21-125: § 901 of D.C. Law 21-125 provided that the change made to this section by § 202 of D.C. Law 21-125 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.
For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 102 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-213, Dec. 20, 2017, 64 DCR 13422).
For temporary (90 days) repeal of this section, see § 260 of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-481, Nov. 18, 2014, 61 DCR 12133, 20 STAT 4405).
For temporary (90 days) repeal of this section, see § 260 of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-7, Feb. 26, 2015, 62 DCR 2646, 21 STAT 807).