Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–112. Nonliability for overpayments on government bills of lading or transportation requests.

Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 47-112, 47-120, and 47-121, or any other act to the contrary, neither the Disbursing Officer of the District of Columbia nor any employee in his office authorized by him to certify vouchers, pursuant to the provisions of §§ 47-112, 47-120, and 47-121, shall be held liable for overpayments made for transportation furnished on government bills of lading or transportation requests when said overpayments are due to the use of improper transportation rates, classifications, or the failure to deduct the proper amount under land grant laws or equalization and other agreements.


(July 30, 1951, 65 Stat. 125, ch. 246, § 3; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575; Aug. 17, 2016, D.C. Law 21-143, § 13(a)(3), 63 DCR 7589.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-112.

1973 Ed., § 47-112b.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 47-121.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 12(a)(3) of Repeal of Outdated and Unnecessary Audit Mandates Emergency Amendment Act of 2016 (D.C. Act 21-403, May 21, 2016, 63 DCR 7925).

Editor's Notes

Disbursing Office abolished: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-111.