June 19, 2004
Law 15-167, the “Language Access Act of 2004”, was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 15-139, which was referred to the Subcommittee on Human Rights, Latino Affairs and Property. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 2, 2004, and April 6, 2004, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 21, 2004, it was assigned Act No. 15-414 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 15-167 became effective on June 19, 2004.