D.C. Law 12-165. Truth in Sentencing Amendment Act of 1998.
Oct. 10, 1998
Law 12-165, the “Truth in Sentencing Amendment Act of 1998,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-523, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 17, 1998, and April 7, 1998, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 23, 1998, it was assigned Act No. 12-343 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12-165 became effective on October 10, 1998.