Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–1163.24. Duration of an inaugural committee.

(a)(1) An inaugural committee shall terminate no later than 6 months after the beginning of the term of the new Mayor.

(2) An inaugural committee may accept contributions necessary to retire the debts of the committee for 6 months after the beginning of the term of the new Mayor, after which the Mayor shall be personally liable for any remaining debts; provided, that personal liability shall not attach until the Director of Campaign Finance is no longer auditing the inaugural committee.

(b) The Mayor shall not fundraise to retire the proper debts of his or her inaugural committee, for which he or she is now personally liable, after 6 months after the beginning of his or her term.


(Apr. 27, 2012, D.C. Law 19-124, § 324, 59 DCR 1862; Mar. 13, 2019, D.C. Law 22-250, § 6(aa), 66 DCR 985; Sept. 11, 2019, D.C. Law 23-16, § 1042(g), 66 DCR 8621.)

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-250: § 10 of D.C. Law 22-250 provided that the change made to this section by § 6(aa) of D.C. Law 22-250 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1042(g) of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1042(g) of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).