Code of the District of Columbia

§ 8–151.08h. Rail Safety and Security Fund.

(a) There is established as a special fund the Rail Safety and Security Fund ("Fund"), which shall be administered by the Mayor in accordance with subsection (c) of this section.

(b) Revenue from fees assessed pursuant to regulations issued under § 8-151.10(c) shall be deposited into the Fund.

(c) Money in the Fund shall be used to administer and manage expenses of the emergency response, rail safety, and rail security programs for railroad operations in the District.

(d)(1) The money deposited into the Fund shall not revert to the unrestricted fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia at the end of a fiscal year, or at any other time.

(2) Subject to authorization in an approved budget and financial plan, any funds appropriated in the Fund shall be continually available without regard to fiscal year limitation.


(Feb. 15, 2006, D.C. Law 16-51, § 108h; as added Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 6032(c), 65 DCR 9388.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 6032(c) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 6032(c) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).