Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–2851.08. Basic business license application fees; renewal fees.

(a)(1) The Center shall collect a fee of $70 for each basic business license it issues, plus $25 for each endorsement added to the basic business license.

(2) The entire basic business license application fee shall be deposited in the Basic Business License Fund established by § 47-2851.13.

(b)(1) The Center shall collect a fee of $70 on each renewal license it issues, plus $25 for each endorsement added to the basic business license.

(2) The entire application renewal fee shall be deposited in the Basic Business License Fund established by § 47-2851.13.

(c) The fees assessed pursuant to this section shall be in addition to any fees required by law or by statute for the issuance of license endorsements.

(d) Nothing in this section shall be read as reassigning license endorsement fees to the General Fund of the District of Columbia where the Mayor has determined or where the law requires that those fees should go to a dedicated fund to benefit a particular agency or department of the District government.


(Apr. 29, 1998, D.C. Law 12-86, § 101(b), 45 DCR 1172; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 2002(b), (h), 46 DCR 3142; June 5, 2003, D.C. Law 14-307,§ 1607, 49 DCR 11664; Oct. 28, 2003, D.C. Law 15-38, § 2(j), 50 DCR 6913; Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 73(l)(6), 52 DCR 2638; Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17-219, § 2007(c), 55 DCR 7598; Feb. 18, 2017, D.C. Law 21-213, § 3(c), 63 DCR 15330.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2851.8.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 14-307 rewrote subsec. (a)(1) which had read as follows: “(a)(1) The Center shall collect a fee of $25 for each master business license it issues, plus $5 for each endorsement added to the master business license.”

D.C. Law 15-38, in subsec. (a)(1), substituted “basic” for “master” wherever appearing; in subsecs. (a)(2) and (b)(2), substituted “Basic” for “Master”; in subsec. (c), deleted “inspected or uninspected” preceding “license endorsements”; and in subsec. (d), substituted “General Fund of the District of Columbia” for “general fund” and “government” for “Government”.

D.C. Law 15-354, in the section heading and subsecs. (a)(2) and (b)(2), validated previously made technical corrections.

D.C. Law 17-219 rewrote subsecs. (a)(1) and (b)(1).

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 21-213: § 4 of D.C. Law 21-213 provided that the creation of this section by § 3(c) of D.C. Law 21-213 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 1607 of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-544, December 4, 2002, 49 DCR 11700).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 1607 of the Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-27, February 24, 2003, 50 DCR 2151).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 1607 of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-103, June 20, 2003, 50 DCR 5499).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(j) of Streamlining Regulation Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-145, August