Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–1432. Commission membership and organization.

(a) The Commission shall consist of the following commissioners:

(1) Three commissioners appointed by the Mayor;

(2) One commissioner appointed by the Council of the District of Columbia;

(3) One commissioner appointed by the Chief Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia;

(4) The General Counsel to the Council of the District of Columbia, or his or her designee; and

(5) Any resident of the District of Columbia who, because of long service in the cause of the uniformity of state legislation, shall have been elected a life member of the NCCUSL.

(b) To be eligible to serve as a member of the Commission, an individual must be a resident of the District of Columbia and must be a member in good standing of the District of Columbia Bar.

(c) A commissioner appointed pursuant to subsection (a)(1), (2), or (3) of this section shall serve a term of 3 years, beginning on July 1 of the year of appointment, or until a successor is appointed, whichever is later. A commissioner appointed to fill a vacancy on the Commission shall serve for the unexpired portion of the term, or until a successor is appointed, whichever is later.

(d) A person serving as a NCCUSL commissioner as of March 12, 2011, may continue to serve until the expiration of his or her term, or until a successor is appointed, whichever occurs later.


(Mar. 12, 2011, D.C. Law 18-313, § 3, 57 DCR 12401.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 3 of Small and Certified Business Enterprise Development and Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-22, Mar. 27, 2019, 66 DCR 3991).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) amendment of this section, see § 3 of Small and Certified Business Enterprise Development and Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 2019 (D.C. Law 23-7, June 4, 2019, 66 DCR 5250).