Code of the District of Columbia

§ 37–131.09. Establishment of the Citywide Vending Task Force.

(a) Within 30 days after October 22, 2009, the Mayor shall create and convene the Citywide Vending Task Force (“Task Force”), consisting of representatives from the street vendor, small business, downtown business, and other affected communities, including District residents.

(b) The Task Force shall evaluate existing vending laws and rules to ensure maximum comprehensiveness, uniformity, and fairness for all stakeholders. Specifically, the Task Force shall consider issues of grandfather clauses, insurance fees, lottery selection, and possible clarification of existing grounds of revocation of a vending license.

(c) Within 120 days after October 22, 2009, the Task Force shall conclude its work by presenting a report and recommendation to the Council on its specific findings, including a legislative recommendation on whether to establish a permanent vending commission.


(Oct. 22, 2009, D.C. Law 18-71, § 10, 56 DCR 6619.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 10(a) of Vending Regulation Emergency Act of 2008 (D.C. Act 17-322, March 19, 2008, 55 DCR 3445).

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 10(a) of Vending Regulation Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-9, January 29, 2009, 56 DCR 1638).

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 10(a) of Vending Regulation Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-47, April 27, 2009, 56 DCR 3574).