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Notice of Public Hearing

Council of the District of Columbia
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue. N.W.
Washington. D.C. 20004



The "District of Columbia Criminal Code Right
to Privacy Amendment Act of 1993"

Friday, January 29, 1993
10:00 A.M.
Council Chambers, Room 500
The District Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004

Councilmember James E. Nathanson, Chair of the Committee on the Judiciary, announces a public hearing on the "District of Columbia Criminal Code Right to Privacy Amendment Act of 1993". This legislation, co-introduced by Councilmember Nathanson, Chairman Wilson and Councilmember Evans, would eliminate criminal sanctions for private, certain consensual, non-commercial sexual acts between persons 16 years of age or older.

This 14-day notice by publication is necessary in order to conduct a public hearing and commence Committee consideration of the "District of Columbia Criminal Code Right to Privacy Amendment Act of 1993" prior to the Council’s consideration of the FY 1993 Supplemental and FY 1994 budgets.

The Public Hearing will occur on Friday, January 29,1993, at 10:00 A.M. Individuals wishing to testify must register their name and organization affiliation (if any) by contacting the Committee on the Judiciary (724-8009) no later than 12:00 noon on Thursday, January 28, 1993. Copies of this legislation may be obtained from the Council's Legislative Services Unit (Room 28 of the District Building) at 724-8050.

Written statements are encouraged. Oral testimony is generally limited to 10 minutes for organizations and 5 minutes for individuals. Each witness is encouraged to bring 20 copies of their testimony to the hearing, or to submit one copy of it by 5:30 P.M. Wednesday, January 27th. If you wish to submit a statement in lieu of testimony, your statement may be submitted either to the Committee or to Phyllis Jones, Secretary to the Council, Room 207, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 P.M. on Monday, February 8, 1993.

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