To amend, on an emergency basis, the Attorney General for the District of Columbia Clarification and Elected Term Amendment Act of 2010 to authorize the Attorney General to issue grants, not to exceed the total amount of $360,000, for the purposes of crime reduction and violence interruption and to use the Litigation Support Fund to pay any personnel and non-personnel costs related to administering a grant.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Attorney General Limited Grant-Making Authority Emergency Amendment Act of 2019".
Note § 1-301.86b
Sec. 2. The Attorney General for the District of Columbia Clarification and Elected Term Amendment Act of 2010, effective May 27, 2010 (D.C. Law 18-160; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.81 et seq.), is amended as follows:
(a) Section 106b (D.C. Official Code § 1-301.86b) is amended by adding a new subsection (c-1) to read as follows:
"(c-1) The Fund may be used to pay personnel and non-personnel costs related to administering any grant issued pursuant to the authority provided in section 108c(a).".
(b) A new section 108c is added to read as follows:
"Sec. 108c. Authority to issue grants for crime reduction and violence interruption.
"(a) The Attorney General may issue grants not to exceed the total amount of $360,000 for the purposes of crime reduction and violence interruption.
"(b) Personnel and non-personnel costs related to administering any grants issued pursuant to the authority provided in subsection (a) of this section may be paid from funds deposited into the Litigation Support Fund established in section 106b.".
Sec. 3. Applicability.
This act shall apply as of April 14, 2019.
Sec. 4. 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. 5. 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)).