Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–2851.15. Existing licenses or permits.

(a) A license or permit issued by the District which is valid on the effective date of this subchapter need not be registered under the basic business license system until the renewal or expiration date of that license or permit under the law in effect prior to the effective date of this subchapter, unless it has been otherwise revoked or suspended.

(b) Upon the renewal date of the above-referenced license or permit, the applicant shall receive a renewal date in accordance with § 47-2851.09.

(Apr. 29, 1998, D.C. Law 12-86, § 101(b), 45 DCR 1172; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 2002(b), 46 DCR 3142; Oct. 28, 2003, D.C. Law 15-38, § 2(o), 50 DCR 6913; Feb. 18, 2017, D.C. Law 21-213, § 3(c), 63 DCR 15330.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2851.15.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 15-38, in subsec. (a), substituted “basic” for “master”.


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 § 2(o) of Streamlining Regulation Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-145, August 11, 2003, 50 DCR 6896).