Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–218.31a. Grace period for compliance with § 2-218.31(1A).

*NOTE: This section was created by temporary legislation that will expire on August 5, 2021.*

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a business enterprise currently certified as a local business enterprise pursuant this subchapter that does not meet the requirements of § 2-218.31(1A) and does not submit a new application to the Department of Small and Local Business Development to be recertified as a local business enterprise within 90 days of November 2, 2020, shall have its certification revoked pursuant to§ 2-218.63(a)(2)(B).

(b) A business enterprise currently certified as a local business enterprise pursuant to this subchapter that does not meet the requirements of § 2-218.31(1A) but has an existing contract with the District, shall be permitted to complete the term of that contract, including the base year and any option years under the contract, and receive the appropriate credit towards assisting an agency in meeting its goals pursuant to § 2-218.41 and subcontracting points pursuant to § 2-218.46 under its current certification. Upon completion of the term of that contract, the business enterprise must meet the requirements of § 2-218.31(1A) and be recertified to remain a local business enterprise.


(Dec. 23, 2020, D.C. Law 23-179, § 2(b), 67 DCR 13242.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 2(b) of Local Business Enterprise Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-476, Nov. 2, 2020, 67 DCR 13267).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of this section, see § 2(b) of Local Business Enterprise Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Law 23-179, Dec. 23, 2020, 67 DCR 13242).