PRESS RELEASE: McDuffie’s Legislative Priorities Move Forward in Last Weeks of Legislative Session

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McDuffie’s Legislative Priorities Move Forward in Last Weeks of Legislative Session Bills to Support Seniors, Law Enforcement, and Rail Safety Advance Unanimously Washington, DC – Today, the D.C. Council voted unanimously to support three bills for a first vote and another for a final vote. Final Vote Sale of Synthetic Drugs Amendment Act of 2016 (Bill 21-261) – This legislation goes after those who would endanger our residents by enabling the District government to suspend or revoke the business license of any business engaged in the buying or selling of a synthetic drug. For a first violation, the Mayor must fine a business $10,000, and the Chief of Police would have the authority to seal the premises, or a portion of the premises, for up to 96 hours. Any business…
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