Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–2815. Pyroxylin.

(a) Owners or managers of establishments where pyroxylin is kept or stored for painting or spraying shall pay a license fee of $50 per annum. No license shall issue hereunder without the approval of the Fire Marshal of the District of Columbia.

(b) Any license issued pursuant to this section shall be issued as an Environmental Materials endorsement to a basic business license under the basic business license system as set forth in subchapter I-A of this chapter.


(July 1, 1902, 32 Stat. 624, ch. 1352, § 7, par. 15; July 1, 1932, 47 Stat. 552, ch. 366; Sept. 14, 1976, D.C. Law 1-82, title I, § 104(h), 23 DCR 2461; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 2003(pp)(12), 46 DCR 3142; Oct. 28, 2003, D.C. Law 15-38, § 3(hh)(4)(E), 50 DCR 6913.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2815.

1973 Ed., § 47-2315.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 15-38, in subsec. (b), substituted “an Environmental Materials endorsement to a basic business license under the basic” for “a Class A Environmental Materials endorsement to a master business license under the master”.

Cross References

Mayor, Council and other offices, application of certain sections to boards, commissions and committees, see § 1-321.02.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 3(hh)(4)(E) of Streamlining Regulation Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-145, August 11, 2003, 50 DCR 6896).