Code of the District of Columbia

§ 38–1204.05. Transfer of appropriation balance; power to contract; Material Fund.

(a) The Board of Education of the District of Columbia is authorized to transfer during the fiscal year any appropriation balance available for one item of appropriation to another item of appropriation or to a new program designated by action of the Board; provided, that any such action under this subsection shall be taken in accordance with the reprogramming policy and laws of the District of Columbia.

(b) Repealed.

(c) There is established, in the General Fund, an account entitled the Material Fund which shall be limited to public school use. The Board of Education is authorized to transfer its authority from the Material Fund to an internal service fund, which transferred authority if not obligated by the end of the first quarter of fiscal year 1981, or each succeeding fiscal year thereafter, shall expire.


(Oct. 26, 1974, 88 Stat. 1430, Pub. L. 93-471, title IV, § 405; Nov. 1, 1975, D.C. Law 1-36, § 5, 22 DCR 2934; Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 3204(b), 25 DCR 5740; Aug. 22, 1980, D.C. Law 3-82, §§ 3(c), 27 DCR 2647; May 23, 1990, D.C. Law 8-131, § 2, 37 DCR 2211; June 22, 1990, D.C. Law 8-143, § 2, 37 DCR 2972; Apr. 12, 1997, D.C. Law 11-259, § 314(c), 44 DCR 1423; Oct. 19, 2000, D.C. Law 13-172, § 706, 47 DCR 6308.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 31-1535.

1973 Ed., § 31-1735.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 1-636.02.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 13-172 deleted former subsec. (b) providing: “Except as provided in § 1-336 § 1-301.110a, 2001 Ed., the Office of Contracting and Procurement shall contract on behalf of the Board of Education for procurement of goods or services necessary for the performance of Board of Education functions.”

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 706 of the Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-376, July 24, 2000, 47 DCR 6574).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 706 of the Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-438, October 20, 2000, 47 DCR 8740).