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H.R. 6215 - District of Columbia Zoning Commission Home Rule Act

Introduced: 2018-06-25
Bill Status: Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E945)
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6215


    To revise the composition of the Zoning Commission for the District of Columbia so that the Commission will consist solely of members appointed by the government of the District of Columbia.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 25, 2018

    Ms. Norton introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


A BILL

    To revise the composition of the Zoning Commission for the District of Columbia so that the Commission will consist solely of members appointed by the government of the District of Columbia.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “District of Columbia Zoning Commission Home Rule Act”.

SEC. 2. Revision of composition of Zoning Commission for the District of Columbia.

(a) Revision.—The first section of the Act of March 1, 1920 (sec. 6–621.01, D.C. Official Code), is amended—

(1) in the first sentence of subsection (a), by striking “the Architect of the Capitol, the Director of the National Park Service, and”; and

(2) by striking “appointed by the Mayor” each place it appears in the second sentence of subsection (a), subsection (b), and subsection (c).

(b) Conforming amendment.—Section 206(i) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 4306(i)) is amended to read as follows:

“(i) Whenever the Board of Zoning Adjustment is performing functions regarding an application by a foreign mission with respect to the location, expansion, or replacement of a chancery—

“(1) the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Interior, the Administrator of General Services, or the Director of the National Park Service (or such alternate as such official may from time to time designate), as designated by the President, shall serve as a member of the Board in lieu of the representative from the Zoning Commission; and

“(2) the representative from the National Capital Planning Commission shall be the Executive Director of that Commission.”.


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