Code of the District of Columbia

§ 31–3171.17. Rules.

(a) The Authority, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2 [§ 2-501 et seq.], shall issue rules to implement the provisions of this chapter and as authorized by § 47-5109.

(b) The Authority shall submit all proposed rules adopted by the Authority to the Council for a 30-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 30-day review period, the proposed rules shall be deemed approved.

(c) Regulations promulgated under this section shall not conflict with or prevent the application of regulations promulgated by the Secretary under the Federal Act.


(Mar. 2, 2012, D.C. Law 19-94, § 18, 59 DCR 213; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 5003(b), 65 DCR 9388.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5003(b) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5003(b) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).