Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–2830. Rental or leasing of motor vehicle without driver.

(a) The owners or managers of establishments where automobiles or other motor vehicles are kept for rent or lease without a driver shall pay a license fee of $600 biennially for each such establishment; provided, that nothing in this section shall be so construed as to exempt such owners or managers from paying additional license taxes required by this chapter.

(b) Any license issued pursuant to this section shall be issued as a Motor Vehicles Sales, Services and Repair 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. 626, ch. 1352, § 7, par. 32; July 1, 1932, 47 Stat. 557, ch. 366; Sept. 14, 1976, D.C. Law 1-82, title I, § 104(s), 23 DCR 2461; Sept. 26, 1995, D.C. Law 11-52, § 302(f), 42 DCR 3684; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 2003(pp)(27), 46 DCR 3142; Oct. 28, 2003, D.C. Law 15-38, § 3(hh)(4)(P), 50 DCR 6913.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2830.

1973 Ed., § 47-2332.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 15-38, in subsec. (b), substituted “Motor Vehicle Sales, Service, and Repair endorsement to a basic business license under the basic” for “Class A Motor Vehicle Sales, Services and Repair 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.

Motor fuel tax, public hackers not affected, see § 47-2313.

Emergency Legislation

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