Congress Moves To Block D.C.’s Pro-Criminal Law
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- Republicans in the House and Senate will introduce a joint resolution of disapproval to stop the Washington, D.C., Council’s Revised Criminal Code Act of 2022 from going into effect.
- The Revised Criminal Code Act, will reduce penalties for certain violent criminal offenses, such as carjackings, homicides, and robberies in the District of Columbia.
- The bill has to undergo a review period in Congress and each chamber can pass a resolution of disapproval to block the measure.
- The U.S. Congress has the authority to change, overturn, or impose new laws on the district.
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