Code of the District of Columbia

§ 39–117. DCPL Revenue-Generating Activities Fund.

(a) There is established as a special fund the DCPL Revenue-Generating Activities Fund (“Fund”), which shall be administered by the Board in accordance with subsection (c) of this section.

(b) The Fund shall consist of the revenue from revenue-generating activities and services described in §§ 39-105(a)(14), (16), and (17)(A)(ii)-(iii) and 39-107.

(c) The Fund shall be used for the following purposes:

(1) Payment of any expenses associated with activities and services described in §  39-105(a)(14), including expenses for space rental and special events associated with the activities and services authorized in §  39-105(a)(14);

(2) Payment of any non-personnel costs related to the library services mission of the District of Columbia Public Library; and

(3) To support the operations of the District of Columbia Public Library, including programming and facilities improvements, and to purchase food, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages for the general public, District of Columbia Public Library program participants, and District government employees.

(d) The money deposited into the Fund but not expended in a fiscal year shall not revert to the unassigned fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia at the end of a fiscal year, or at any other time.


(June 3, 1896, 29 Stat. 244, ch. 315, § 17; as added Oct. 22, 2015, D.C. Law 21-36, § 4112(b), 62 DCR 10905; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 4052(b), 65 DCR 9388; Sept. 11, 2019, D.C. Law 23-16, § 4072(d), 66 DCR 8621.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 4072(d) of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 4072(d) of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 4052(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 § 4052(b) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).

For temporary (90 days) addition of this section, see § 4112(b) of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-127, July 27, 2015, 62 DCR 10201).

Editor's Notes

Applicability of D.C. Law 21-36: Section 4113 of D.C. Law 21-36 provided that section 4112 of the act shall apply as of March 25, 2015.