D.C. Act 21-498. Real Property Tax Appeals Commission Review Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2016.

D.C. Act 21-498. Real Property Tax Appeals Commission Review Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2016.

AN ACT

To amend, on an emergency basis, section 47-825.01a of the District of Columbia Official Code to provide 80 days for the Real Property Tax Appeals Commission to decide a residential real property case involving a residential real property with 5 or more dwelling units.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Real Property Tax Appeals Commission Review Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2016".

Note § 47-825.01a

Sec. 2. Section 47-825.01a(e)(7)(B) of the District of Columbia Official Code is amended to read as follows:

"(B) Subject to subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, after the completion of the hearing, the Commission shall have 30 days to decide a residential real property case involving a single family residential property or a residential real property consisting of 4 or fewer dwelling units and 80 days to decide a residential real property case involving a residential real property with 5 or more dwelling units or a commercial real property case.".

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)).