Code of the District of Columbia

§ 28–4608. Rulemaking.

(a) The Mayor shall issue proposed rules, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2, to implement the provisions of this chapter. The proposed rules shall be submitted to the Council for a 45-day period of review, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, legal holidays, and days of Council recess. If the Council does not approve or disapprove the proposed rules, in whole or in part, by resolution within this 45-day review period, the proposed rules shall be deemed approved. Nothing in this section shall affect any requirements imposed upon the Mayor by subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2.

(b) The proposed rules shall include, but not be limited to the following:

(1) Registration requirements;

(2) Sample disclosure provisions;

(3) Contract and notice of cancellation forms; and

(4) A schedule of civil fines.

(c) The Mayor may issue emergency rules without prior Council approval, which shall be effective for not more than 90 days and are consistent with subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2.


(Mar. 8, 1991, D.C. Law 8-236, § 10, 38 DCR 306; Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-255, § 27(hh), 44 DCR 1271.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 28-4608.

Editor's Notes

Most of the provisions of this chapter (§§ 28-4701 to 28-4712), are now codified at §§ 19-1309.01 to 19-1309.06, 19-1308.03, 19-1308.04, and 19-1308.05.