1 Legislative History of the D.C. Election Act Amendments of 1973 P.L. 93-92 1 (1973)

handle is hein.leghis/lryhdc0001 and id is 1 raw text is: Public Law 93-92
93rd Congress, H. R. 6713
August 14, 1973
To amend the District of Columbia Election Act regarding the times for filing
certain petitions, regulating the primary election for Delegate from the
District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Hou8e of Repre8entatives of the
United States of America in Con gres as8embled, That the District District of
of Columbia Election Act (D.C. Code, secs. 1-1101-1-1115) is Columbia Elec-
amended as follows:                                                  tion Act,.
(1) Clause (A) of paragraph (2) of section 2 of such Act (D.C. amendments.
Code, sec. 1-1102) is amended to read as follows: (A) who resides 75 Stat. 820;
or is domiciled in the District and who does not claim voting residence 85 Stat. 788.
or right to vote in any State or territory ;.
(2) Subsection (a) of section 5 of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1105) Regulations.
is amended by (A) striking out and at the end of paragraph (7), 69 Stat. 700;
Z       75 Star. 817.
(B) redesignating paragraph (8) as paragraph (9), and (C) inserting
immediately after paragraph (7) the following:
(8) prescribe such regulations as it considers necessary in
order to carry out the purposes of this Act; and.
(3) Paragraph (1) of subsection (b) of section 5 of such Act (D.C.
Code, sec. 1-1105) is amended by striking out after the first Monday. 85 Stat. 789.
(4) Paragraphs (2) and (3) of subsection (.b) of section 5 of such 87 STAT. 311
Act (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1105) are each amended by striking out forty- 87 STAT. 312
five wherever is appears and inserting in lieu thereof sixty.
(5) Paragraph (6) of subsection (b) of section 5 of such 'ct   .C. Repeal.
Code, sec. 1-1105) is repealed.
(6) Subsection (d) of section 5 of such Act (D.C. Code, see. 1-1105)
is amended to read as follows:
(d) The Board may permit either persons temporarily absent from
the District or persons physically unable to appear personally at an
official registration place to register for the purpose of voting in any
election held under this Act.
(7) Section 5 of such Act (D.C. Code, see. 1-1105) is amended by Volunteer
inserting at the end of that section the following:                  services.
(f) Notwithstanding the provisions of the fourth paragraph under
the section headed 'Militia' of the Act of July 7, 1898 (relating to
appropriations) (D.C. Code, sec. 1-215), the Board may accept vol- 30 Stat. 666.
unteer services for the purposes of voter education and registration.
(8) Paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of section 8 of such Act (D.C. National corn-
Code, sec. 1-1108) is amended to read as follows:                    mitteeman
(a) (1) Each candidate for election to the office of national commit- candidate,
teeman or alternate, or national committeewoman or alternate, and nomination.
for election as a member or official designated for election at large 85 stat. 790.
under clause (4) of the first section of this Act, shall be a qualified
elector registered under section 7 of this Act who has been nominated
ior such office, or for election as such member or official, by a nomi-
nating petition (A) signed by not less than five hundred qualified
electors registered under such section 7, who are of the same political
party as the candidate, and (B) filed with the Board not later than
the sixtieth day before the date of the election held for such office,
member, or official.
(9) Subsection (f) of section 8 of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1108) 75 Stat. 818.
isamended by striking out 5 per centum and inserting in lieu thereof
1 per centum.
(10) Subsection (.i) of section 8 of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1108) 85 Stat. 791.
is amended (A) by striking out forty-fifth and inserting in lieu
thereof sixtieth, (B) by striking out ninety-ninth, ninety-ninth,
and seventieth, respectively, and by inserting in lieu thereof one

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