Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–121. Purpose.

The purpose of this initiative is to propose to the registered qualified electors of the District of Columbia the question of calling a statehood constitutional convention for the purpose of forming a constitution and otherwise providing a process for a major portion of the territory now known as the District of Columbia to be admitted in the Union as a state on equal footing with the other states. The acts of the convention shall be submitted for ratification by the people, as provided for in this initiative.