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Anthony W. Simms Tunnel Designation Act of 2000

Anthony W. Simms

On April 27, 2001, the 9th Street Tunnel was designated the Anthony W. Simms Tunnel. The text of the law (DC Law 13-282) is below:

To honor the memory of Metropolitan Police Officer Anthony W. Simms who lost his life in the line of duty on May 24, 1996, by designating the unit block of 9th Street NW, and the unit 100, 200, 300 and 400 blocks of 9th Street SW, commonly known as the Anthony W. Simms Tunnel.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Anthony W. Simms Tunnel Designation Act of 2000."
Sec. 2. Pursuant to section 401 of the Street and Alley Closing and Acquisition Procedures Act of 1982 the Council of the District of Columbia designates the unit block of 9th Street NW and the unit 100, 200, 300, and 400 blocks of 9th Street SW, commonly known as the Ninth Street Tunnel as the "Anthony W. Simms Tunnel".

Sec. 3. The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee reports as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602(c)(3) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; DC Code § 1-233(c)(3)).

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), approval by the Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority as provided in section 203(a) of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act of 1995, approved April 17, 1995 (109 Stat. 116; DC Code § 47-392.3(a)), a 30-day period of Congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; DC Code § 1-233(c)(1)), and published in the District of Columbia Register.

(Signed) Chairman Linda Cropp
Chairman of the District of Columbia

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