Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–381.51. Definitions.

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

(1) "Department" means the Department of Health.

(2) "Small store" means a food establishment, including a grocery store and a corner store, with a footprint of less than 10,000 square feet of store space.

(3) "SNAP" means the District's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, as established pursuant to the Food Stamp Act of 1964, approved August 31, 1964 (78 Stat. 703; 7 U.S.C. § 2011 et seq.).

(4) "Vendor" means an entity authorized by the Mayor to provide services to an individual receiving benefits pursuant to his or her enrollment in WIC.

(5) "WIC" means the District's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, as established pursuant to section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, approved September 26, 1972 (86 Stat. 729; 42 U.S.C. § 1786).


(Mar. 22, 2019, D.C. Law 22-255, § 2, 66 DCR 1339.)

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-255: § 7163 of D.C. Law 23-16 repealed § 4 of D.C. Law 22-255. Therefore the creation of this section by D.C. Law 22-255 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-255: § 4 of D.C. Law 22-255 provided that the creation of this section by § 2 of D.C. Law 22-255 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) repeal of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-255, see § 7163 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) repeal of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-255, see § 7163 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).