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[82 STAT. 103]
[82 STAT. 103]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

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PUBLIC LAW 90-292-APR. 22, 1968

(2) The provisions of the Act of June 20, 1906, amended by paragraph (1) of this jsubsection are as follows: (A) Subsections (f), (g), (h), and (i) of section 2 of such Act (as so redesignated by subsection (b) of this section) (D.C. Code, secs. 3 1 102, 31-103, 31-104, 31-101). JtTnsJ (B) Section 3 of such Act (D.C. Code, secs. 31-105, 31-108, 31-110, 31-111). (C) The first paragraph of section 5 of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 31-112). (D) Section 12 of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 31-117). AMENDMENTS

TO IMSTKICT OF COLUMBIA

ELECTION

LAW

SEC. 4. The Act entitled "An Act to regulate the election in the District of Columbia of electors of President and Vice President of the United States and of delegates representing the District of Columbia to national political conventions, and for other purposes", approved August 12, 1955 (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1101 et seq.), is amended as follows: (1) The first section of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1101) is amended by inserting immediately after "Vice President of the United States" the following: ", the members of the Board of Education,". (2) Section 2 of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1102) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraphs: "(4) The term 'ward' means a school election ward established by the Board under section 5(a)(4) of this Act. " (5) The term 'Board of Education' means the Board of Education of the District." (3) Paragraph (4) of section 5(a) of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1105(a)(4)) is amended by inserting immediately before the semicolon the following: "; divide the District into eight compact and contiguous school election wards which.shall include such numbers of precincts as will provide approximately equal population within each ward; and reapportion the wards accordingly after each decennial census". (4) Section 7 of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1107) is amended— (A) by striking out in subsection (a) "he registers in the District during the year in which such election is to be held." and inserting in lieu thereof "he is duly registered in the District on the date of such election. A person shall be considered duly registered in the District if he registers under this Act after January 1, 1968, and if after the date he registers no four-year period elapses during which he fails to vote in an election held under this Act."; (B) by amending subsection (d) to read as follows: " (d)(1) The registry shall be open during reasonable hours, except that the registry shall not be open (A) during the thirty-day period ending on the first Tuesday following the first Monday m November of each odd-numbered calendar year and of each presidential election year, (B) during the thirty-day period ending on the first Tuesday in May in each presidential election year, and (C) during such other period as the Board may provide in the case of a special election. "(2) The Board may close the registry on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. While the registry is open, any person may apply for registration or change his registration."; and (C) by striking out in subsection (e) "Municipal Court for the District of Columbia" and inserting in lieu thereof "District of Columbia Court of General Sessions". (5) Section 8 of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 1-1108) is amended— (A) by striking out in subsection (a)(1) "thirty days" and inserting in lieu thereof "forty-five days"; and

69 Stat. 699; 75 Stat. 817.

"Ward." " B o a r d of Education." School election wards.

Registration. 75 Stat. 817.

69 Stat. 7 0 1; 75 Stat. 818.

Nominations. 69 Stat. 7 0 1.