Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–2202.02. Tax on gross receipts for transient lodgings or accommodations; food or drink for immediate consumption; spirits sold for consumption on premises; rental vehicles — Collection of tax and transfer to Washington Convention and Sports Authority.

(a) The Mayor shall collect and deposit in a lockbox maintained by the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia the tax imposed pursuant to § 47-2202.01 as agent on behalf of the Washington Convention and Sports Authority (“Authority”) and shall transfer the revenue from the tax upon receipt to the Washington Convention Center Fund established pursuant to § 10-1202.08.

(b) The Mayor may develop and apply a fixed formula to the taxes imposed pursuant to §§ 47-2202 and 47-2202.01 to determine the amount that shall be transferred to the Authority.


(May 27, 1949, 63 Stat. 124, ch. 146, title II, § 212b; as added Sept. 28, 1994, D.C. Law 10-188, § 303(b), 41 DCR 5333; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575; Mar. 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-81, § 59(h), 45 DCR 745; Aug. 12, 1998, D.C. Law 12-142, § 3(h), 45 DCR 4826; Mar. 3, 2010, D.C. Law 18-111, § 2082(o)(3)(B), 57 DCR 181.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2202.2.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 10-1203.05 and § 10-1203.07.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 18-111, in the section heading, substituted “Washington Convention and Sports Authority” for “Washington Convention Center Authority”; and, in subsec. (a), substituted “Washington Convention and Sports Authority (‘Authority’)” for “Washington Convention Center Authority” and substituted “Washington Convention Center Fund” for “Washington Convention Center Authority Fund”.

Cross References

Washington Convention Center Authority, audit of accounts and operations, certification of sufficiency of sum of projected revenues, surtax, see § 10-1203.05.

Washington Convention Center Authority, collection and transfer of taxes to Fund, see § 10-1203.07.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2082(o)(3)(B) of Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Support Second Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-207, October 15, 2009, 56 DCR 8234).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2082(o)(3)(B) of Fiscal Year Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-260, January 4, 2010, 57 DCR 345).

Editor's Notes

Expiration of §§ 301, 302 and 303 of D.C. Law 10-188: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2202.01.

Audit of accounts and operation of Authority: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2202.01.

Expiration of §§ 301, 302, and 303 of D.C. Law 10-188: Section 2(l)(1) of D.C. Law 12-142 provided that § 306(a) of D.C. Law 10-188, providing for the expiration of that act, is repealed. Section 2(l)(2) of D.C. Law 12-142 provided that the subsection shall apply as of February 27, 1997.