by Borderstan.com December 1, 2008 at 8:35 pm 1,708 0

D.C. Council Web site.)

Friday’s public hearing on the D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty’s omnibus crime bill is at noon at the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. (Image: D.C. Council Web site.)

The Judiciary Committee of the D.C. Council holds a public hearing at noon this Friday, December 5, on Mayor Adrian Fenty’s crime bill. The hearing is at the John A. Wilson Building and members of the public can sign up to provide testimony and/or submit written statements (details follow). Fenty introduced Bill 17-951, the “Omnibus Anti-Crime Amendment Act of 2008” on October 6.

The crime bill has eight different sections. However, the Friday public hearing will deal with only three portions of the bill: penalties and sentencing related to gun crimes; establishment of anti-gang provisions; and establishment of certain witness protection provisions. (more…)

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