D.C. Act 23-165. Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2019.

D.C. Act 23-165. Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2019.

AN ACT

To amend, on an emergency basis, the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Limited Grant-Making Authority Act of 2012, the Lead Service Line Priority Replacement Assistance Act of 2004, Title 47 of the District of Columbia Official Code, the Rental Housing Commission Independence Clarification Amendment Act of 2018, and the Short-Term Rental Regulation Act of 2019 to clarify provisions supporting the Fiscal Year 2020 budget; and to provide for the award of a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the Washington Convention and Sports Authority to the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2019".

Note § 1-328.04

Sec. 2. Section 2032 of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Limited Grant-Making Authority Act of 2012, effective September 20, 2012 (D.C. Law 19-168; D.C. Official Code § 1-328.04), is amended by adding a new subsection (g) to read as follows:

"(g) Notwithstanding the Grant Administration Act of 2013, effective December 24, 2013 (D.C. Law 20-61; D.C. Official Code § 1-328.11 et seq.), in Fiscal Year 2020, the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development shall award a grant to assist with capital improvements and related facility maintenance, and general operating expenses for a theatre that is a National Center for Latino Performing Arts, located in the District-owned Tivoli Building, in an amount not to exceed $1 million.".

Note § 34-2159

Sec. 3. Section 6019b(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Lead Service Line Priority Replacement Assistance Act of 2004, effective March 13, 2019 (D.C. Law 22-241; D.C. Official Code § 34-2159(b)(1)(A)(i)), is amended by striking the phrase "median income; and" and inserting the phrase "median income; or" in its place.

Sec. 4. Title 47 of the D.C. Official Code is amended as follows:

Note § 47-1005.03

(a) Section 47-1005.03(b)(3) is amended to read as follows:

"(3)(A) Rents charged to the tenants described in paragraph (1) of this subsection are not in excess of 30% of 80% of the adjusted median income for a household consisting of the number of persons indicated by the maximum occupancy standard for the unit occupied by such tenant; and rents charged to tenants described in paragraph (2) of this subsection are not in excess of 30% of 120% of the adjusted median income for a household consisting of the number of persons indicated by the occupancy standard for the unit occupied by such tenant; provided, that the total rent paid to the nonprofit landlord for any individual unit shall not exceed the greater of the Housing Choice Voucher Program rent for the submarket in which the property is located or for the submarket immediately adjacent to the property, established annually by the District of Columbia Housing Authority;

"(B) For the purposes of this paragraph, the term "occupancy standard" means, for a:

"(i) Studio/efficiency unit, 1 person;

"(ii) One-bedroom unit, 1.5 persons;

"(iii) Two-bedroom unit, 3.0 persons;

"(iv) Three-bedroom unit, 4.5 persons; and

"(v) Four-bedroom unit, 6 persons.".

Note § 47-4665.06

(b) Section 47-4665.06 is amended as follows:

(1) Subsection (a)(13) is amended to read as follows:

"(13) "Property" means a portion of the real property located at 2445 M Street, N.W., known for tax and assessment purposes as Lot 871 in Square 0024, that is subject to real property taxation under Chapter 8 of this title.".

(2) Subsection (e)(2) is amended to read as follows:

"(2) The lease execution shall occur on or before August 1, 2019.".

Note § 10-1202.03

Sec. 5. (a) Notwithstanding the Grant Administration Act of 2013, effective December 24, 2013 (D.C. Law 20-61; D.C. Official Code § 1-328.11 et seq.), and Rule 730 of the Rules of Organization and Procedure for the Council of the District of Columbia, Council Period 23, Resolution of 2019, effective January 2, 2019 (Res. 23-1; 66 DCR 272), in Fiscal Year 2020, the Washington Convention and Sports Authority ("Events DC") shall award the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. a grant in the amount of $100,000 to assist with the transition into new space and to facilitate the anticipated increase in visitors.

(b) In Fiscal Year 2020, of the funds allocated to the Non-Departmental Account, $100,000 shall be transferred to Events DC to use for the grant authorized by subsection (a) of this section.

Sec. 6. Subject-to-appropriation repealers.

Note § 42-3502.01, § 42-3502.02, § 42-3502.02b, § 1-603.01

(a) Section 4 of the Rental Housing Commission Independence Clarification Amendment Act of 2018, effective February 22, 2019 (D.C. Law 22-200; 65 DCR 12066), is repealed.

Note § 30-101, § 47-813

(b) Section 301 of the Short-Term Rental Regulation Act of 2019, effective April 25, 2019 (D.C. Law 22-307; 66 DCR 898), is repealed.

Sec. 7. Applicability.

This act shall apply as of October 1, 2019.

Sec. 8. 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. 9. 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)).