D.C. Code § 1-331.01 Findings

LibraryDistrict of Columbia
Edition2023 Edition
CurrencyCurrent through codified legislation effective October 11, 2023
CitationD.C. Code § 1-331.01

The Council of the District of Columbia finds that:

(1) The District of Columbia is the nation's capital and an international showcase.

(2) The Mayor of the District of Columbia serves as the highest elected official at both the state and local levels.

(3) Each of the 50 states in the United States provides an official residence for its top executive government official, the governor, for the purpose of serving as: an official state residence; a suitable official location for entertaining and honoring state, national, and international guests, as well as its own distinguished citizens; and an official location that houses and displays cherished memorabilia of the state's cultural and social history.

(4) An official residence is also provided for the mayors of major cities in the United States, including Detroit, New York, and Los Angeles.

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