Code of the District of Columbia

§ 24–481.06. Confidentiality of proceedings.

(a) Proceedings of the Board shall be subject to subchapter IV of Chapter 5 of Title 2, except that the Board shall hold closed sessions when:

(1) Considering applications for clemency recommendations; or

(2) Discussing matters that would allow for the identity of any person who is a subject of the discussion, other than a person who has expressly consented to be identified, to be ascertained.

(b)(1) Persons other than Board members who attend any Board meeting that is closed to the public shall not disclose what occurred at the meeting to anyone who was not in attendance, except insofar as disclosure is necessary for that person to comply with a request for information from the Board.

(2) Board members who attend closed meetings shall not disclose what occurred with anyone who was not in attendance (except other Board members), except insofar as disclosure is necessary to carry out the duties of the Board.


(Dec. 13, 2018, D.C. Law 22-197, § 206, 65 DCR 9554.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90-day) creation of this chapter, see §§ 3111 through 3118 of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018, effective July 30, 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434; 65 DCR 8200).