To amend, on an emergency basis, the Retail Services Station Act of 1976 to provide that certain prohibitions to discontinuing or converting to another use a full service retail service station shall not apply to a retail service station for which an application was on file with the Zoning Commission between May 2, 2015, and August 1, 2015.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Gas Station Advisory Board Emergency Amendment Act of 2016".
Note § 36-304.01
Sec. 2. Section 5-301(b) of the Retail Services Station Act of 1976, effective April 19, 1977 (D.C. Law 1-123; D.C. Official Code § 36-304.01(b)), is amended as follows:
(a) Designate the existing text as paragraph (1).
(b) The newly designated paragraph (1) is amended by striking the phrase "No retail station" and inserting the phrase "Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, no retail station" in its place.
(c) A new paragraph (2) is added to read as follows:
"(2) This subsection shall not apply to any retail service station for which an application was on file with the Zoning Commission between May 2, 2015, and August 1, 2015.".
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 4. Effective date.
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), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).