To amend, on an emergency basis, An Act Authorizing the sale of certain real estate in the District of Columbia no longer required for public purposes to clarify the administrative requirements for property dispositions that were in progress at the time of recently enacted changes to the act; and to amend the Land Disposition Transparency and Clarification Amendment Act of 2016 to clarify the law on making substantive changes to a land disposition agreement.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Land Disposition Transparency Emergency Amendment Act of 2017".
Note § 10-801
Sec. 2. Section 1 of An Act Authorizing the sale of certain real estate in the District of Columbia no longer required for public purposes, approved August 5, 1939 (53 Stat. 1211; D.C. Official Code § 10-801), is amended by adding a new subsection (b-5) to read as follows:
"(b-5) Notwithstanding subsections (a-1)(4) and (b-2) of this section, for the following projects, the Mayor shall hold at least one public hearing on the finding that the real property is no longer required for public purposes before submitting the proposed surplus resolution and proposed disposition resolution to Council, which shall be held on an accessible evening or weekend time and in an accessible location in the vicinity of the real property and for which the Mayor shall provide at least 30 days written notice of the public hearing to the affected Advisory Neighborhood Commission and publicize notice of the hearing in the District of Columbia Register at least 15 days before the hearing:
"(1) Franklin School (Ward 2);
"(2) Grimke School (Ward 1);
"(3) Parcel 42 (Ward 6);
"(4) Water Front Station II (Ward 6);
"(5) Crummell School (Ward 5);
"(6) Truxton Circle (Ward 5);
"(7) MLK Gateway (Ward 8);
"(8) 1125 Spring Road, N.W. (Ward 4);
"(9) 200 K Street, N.W. (Parking Deck)(Ward 6); and
"(10) Northwest One (New Communities)(Ward 6).".
Note § 10-801
Sec. 3. Section 2(d)(4) of the Land Disposition Transparency and Clarification Amendment Act of 2016, enacted on February 17, 2017 (D.C. Act 21-685; 64 DCR 2152), is amended by striking the phrase "with this resolution, unless" and inserting the phrase "with this resolution in accordance with subsection (b-1)(2) of this section, unless" in its place.
Sec. 4. Applicability.
Section 2 shall apply upon the effective date of the Land Disposition Transparency and Clarification Amendment Act of 2016, enacted on February 17, 2017 (D.C. Act 21-685; 64 DCR 2152).
Sec. 5. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Chief Financial Officer 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. 6. 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)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.