Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–1163.27. Duration of a transition committee; restriction on formation.

(a)(1) A transition committee shall terminate no later than 6 months after the beginning of the term of the new Mayor, Chairman of the Council, or Attorney General.

(2) A transition committee may continue to accept contributions necessary to retire the debts of the committee for 6 months after the beginning of the new term, after which the Mayor, Chairman of the Council, or Attorney General shall be personally liable for any remaining debts of their respective committees; provided, that personal liability shall not attach until the Campaign Finance Board is no longer auditing the respective transition committee.

(b) The Mayor, Chairman, or Attorney General shall not fundraise to retire the proper debts of his or her respective transition committees, for which he or she is now personally liable, after 6 months after the beginning of his or her new term.


(Apr. 27, 2012, D.C. Law 19-124, § 327, 59 DCR 1862; Mar. 13, 2019, D.C. Law 22-250, § 6(cc), 66 DCR 985.)

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(cc) 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.