Code of the District of Columbia

§ 34–1313.11. Use of DDOT Underground Electric Company Infrastructure Improvements.

(a) Upon completion of construction by DDOT and acceptance by the electric company, the District shall transfer legal title to the DDOT Underground Electric Company Infrastructure Improvements to the electric company for the sum of one dollar.

(b) DDOT Underground Electric Company Infrastructure Improvements shall be for exclusive use by the electric company. The electric company shall not earn a return on or of investment with respect to the DDOT Underground Electric Company Infrastructure Improvements transferred to the electric company as provided in this section. Taxes and fees, if any, on the transfer shall be recoverable by the electric company in rates as approved by the Commission.

(c) The transfer of real and personal property between the electric company and the District, including DDOT or any other District agency or instrumentality, pursuant to subsection (a) of this section or which is included in, or forms a part of, the DDOT Underground Electric Company Infrastructure Improvements shall be exempt from all taxes imposed by the District that relate to the transfer of real or personal property, including, as any may be amended from time to time, the:

(1) Transfer tax imposed under § 47-903;

(2) Recordation tax imposed under § 42-1103;

(3) Sales tax imposed under § 47-2002; and

(4) Use tax imposed under § 47-2202.


(May 3, 2014, D.C. Law 20-102, § 311, 61 DCR 1882; July 11, 2017, D.C. Law 22-5, § 2(l), 64 DCR 4943.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2(l) of Electric Company Infrastructure Improvement Financing Emergency Amendment Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-56, May 17, 2017, 64 DCR 4909).