Mar. 16, 2005
Law 15-240, the “District of Columbia Emancipation Day Parade and Fund Act of 2004”, was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 15-670, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 5, 2004, and November 9, 2004, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 30, 2004, it was assigned Act No. 15-597 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 15-240 became effective on March 16, 2005.