Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter II. Bond Authorization.


§ 42–2812.01. Definitions.

For the purpose of this subchapter, the term:

(1) “Allocated Fund” means the portion of the Fund established pursuant to § 42-2802 that equals the amount that is deposited in the Fund from the real property transfer tax imposed by § 47-903 and the deed recordation tax imposed by § 42-1103.

(2) “Authorized Delegate” means the City Administrator, the Chief Financial Officer, the Treasurer, or any officer or employee of the executive office of the Mayor to whom the Mayor has delegated any of the Mayor’s functions under this chapter pursuant to § 1-204.22(6).

(3) “Bond Counsel” means a firm or firms of attorneys designated as bond counsel from time to time by the Mayor.

(4) “Bonds” means the District of Columbia revenue bonds, notes, or other obligations (including refunding bonds, notes, and other obligations), in one or more series, authorized to be issued pursuant to this subchapter.

(5) “Chairman” means the Chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia.

(6) “Chief Financial Officer” means the Chief Financial Officer established pursuant to § 1-204.24a(a).

(7) “City Administrator” means the City Administrator established pursuant to § 1-204.22(7).

(8) “Closing Documents” means all documents and agreements other than Financing Documents that may be necessary and appropriate to issue, sell, and deliver the bonds contemplated thereby, and includes agreements, certificates, letters, opinions, forms, receipts, and other similar instruments.

(9) “Department” means the Department of Housing and Community Development.

(10) “Financing Documents” means the documents other than Closing Documents that relate to the financing or refinancing of transactions to be effected through the issuance, sale, and delivery of the bonds, including any offering document, and any required supplements to any such documents.

(11) “Home Rule Act” means Chapter 2 of Title 1.

(12) “New Communities Initiative” shall have the same meaning as in section 42-2802(b)(11)(B).


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 201; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).

Short Title

Short title of subtitle J of title II of Law 16-33: Section 2171 of D.C. Law 16-33 provided that subtitle J of title II of the act may be cited as the Housing Production Trust Fund and New Communities Financing Amendment Act of 2005.

Delegation of Authority

Delegation of Authority to the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development—Implementation of the New Communities Initiative, see Mayor’s Order 2008-165, December 31, 2008 ( 56 DCR 334).


§ 42–2812.02. Findings.

The Council finds that:

(1) Section 1-204.90 provides that the Council may, by resolution, authorize the issuance of District revenue bonds, notes, or other obligations (including refunding bonds, notes, or other obligations) to borrow money to finance, refinance, or reimburse and to assist in the financing, refinancing, or reimbursing of undertakings in certain areas designated in § 1-204.90 where the ultimate obligation to repay the revenue bonds, notes, or other obligations is that of one or more governmental persons or entities.

(2) Under § 42-2802, the Council established the Housing Production Trust Fund as a permanent proprietary revolving fund to be administered by the Department to provide assistance in housing production for targeted populations.

(3) The Mayor wishes to issue bonds for the benefit of the Fund and to pledge to repayment of the bonds a portion of the monies deposited into the Fund and to use the proceeds of the bonds to accomplish certain of the purposes of this chapter.

(4) Section 1-204.90 provides that bonds may be issued to assist in undertakings in the area of housing.

(5) The authorization, issuance, sale, and delivery of the bonds are desirable, are in the public interest, and will promote the purposes and intent of § 1-204.90 and of this chapter.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 202; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).


§ 42–2812.03. Bond authorization for New Community Initiative neighborhoods, including Sursum Corda.

(a) Pursuant to § 1-204.90 and this subchapter, the Mayor is authorized to issue bonds to assist in financing, refinancing, or reimbursing costs of undertakings by the District to accomplish the purposes of the New Communities Initiative. Subject to Council approval by resolution submitted by the Mayor in accordance with subsection (d) of this section, the Mayor is authorized to issue bonds to assist in financing, refinancing, or reimbursing costs of developing mixed income and mixed use projects situated in:

(1) The vicinity of an area known as Northwest One/Sursum Corda Cooperative, located between K Street, N.W., M Street, N.W., New Jersey Avenue, N.W., and North Capitol Street, N.W., in the District; or

(2) Any other area that has been approved by the Council pursuant to the New Communities Initiative.

(b)(1) The bonds, which may be issued from time to time, in one or more series, shall be tax-exempt or taxable as the Mayor shall determine.

(2) The total amount of funds allocated annually from the Housing Production Trust Fund to pay debt service on the bonds shall not exceed $16 million.

(c) The Mayor is authorized to pay from the proceeds of the bonds the costs and expenses of issuing and delivering the bonds, including, but not limited to, underwriting, legal, accounting, financial advisory, bond insurance or other credit enhancement, marketing and selling the bonds, and printing costs and expenses.

(d) The Mayor shall submit and the Council shall approve, by resolution, the amount of bonds that shall be issued at any one time for a project authorized by subsection (a) of this section. Each approval resolution shall state the aggregate principal amount of bonds to be issued, and shall be accompanied by a preliminary development plan that describes the projected construction plan, and includes the following:

(1) A plan that provides for the one-to-one replacement of existing subsidized units, minimizes the displacement of current residents, relocates displaced residents to suitable interim housing within the general neighborhood, and provides the opportunity and the means for the return of the residents to the redeveloped community;

(2) Evidence that the poverty rate in the community is 20% or more;

(3) An executed agreement between the Mayor, or his Authorized Delegate, and one or more designated representatives of the community that acknowledges the immediate and recognizable need for redevelopment of the community;

(4) A plan by which local, community-based developers of affordable housing may be able to achieve at least 40% participation in the redevelopment project;

(5) A preliminary financing plan that includes a financial feasibility analysis that sets forth the proposed sources and uses of funds;

(6) Evidence that 500 or more new or rehabilitated housing units will be developed in the proposed New Communities Initiative neighborhood, and which specifies the total number and the distribution of planned housing units by level of household income; and

(7) An analysis of the synergies to be achieved through the allocation of public and private investments in human and physical capital, and their combined contribution to enhancement of the project’s economic feasibility.

(e) After May 1, 2013, all new bonds or notes for the New Communities Initiative shall be issued, secured, and paid pursuant to Subchapter II-D of Chapter 3 of Title 47 of the District of Columbia Official Code; provided, that the new bonds or notes issued for the New Communities Initiative shall be:

(1) Subject to Council approval by resolution submitted by the Mayor that includes the specific information required in subsection (d)(1) through (7) of this section;

(2) Issued from time to time as a separate series of income tax secured revenue bonds issued pursuant to Subchapter II-D of Chapter 3 of Title 47 of the District of Columbia Official Code and not combined into a single series with income tax secured revenue bonds issued for Capital Projects (other than for the New Communities Initiative), as defined in § 47-340.26(9), or for any other purposes; and

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, refunding bonds and notes payable from and secured by the Allocated Fund may be issued to refund bonds issued under this chapter if such refunded bonds and notes were issued before May 1, 2013.

(f) By April 1, 2014, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development and the District of Columbia Housing Authority shall submit a written report to the Chairperson of the Council’s Committee on Economic Development, which shall address the following:

(1) An overall summary of the progress of the New Communities Initiative, including:

(A) Overall spending to date;

(B) Projected future costs;

(C) Completion status;

(D) Total number of units built and income mix by Area Median Income; and

(E) Estimated completion date.

(2) A report on each New Communities Initiative site building, including:

(A) Spending on the site to date;

(B) Projected future costs;

(C) Financing sources;

(D) Updates on plans for new buildings, if any;

(E) Income mix by Area Median Income;

(F) Number of units in each building;

(G) Completion status of each building; and

(H) Estimated completion date of construction.

(3) A report on each existing New Communities Initiative site, including:

(A) Plans;

(B) Completion status;

(C) Spending on building to date;

(D) Projected future costs;

(E) Financing sources;

(F) Estimated date of construction completion;

(G) Number of residents that have been relocated;

(H) Number of residents that have returned to site;

(I) Number of units on original site; and

(J) Income mix by Area Median Income.

(4) A report on amenities, including:

(A) Plans for amenities;

(B) Spending on amenities to date;

(C) Projected future costs; and

(D) Financing sources.

(5) A report on human capital, including:

(A) Number of residents served;

(B) Services offered;

(C) Spending on human capital to date; and

(D) Projected future costs.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 203; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503; Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-192, § 2062(b), 53 DCR 6899; Sept. 18, 2007, D.C. Law 17-20, § 2402(b), 54 DCR 7052; Dec. 24, 2013, D.C. Law 20-61, §§ 2122(b), 9018, 60 DCR 12472; June 26, 2014, D.C. Law 20-117, § 9, 61 DCR 2032; Sept. 11, 2019, D.C. Law 23-16, § 2022, 66 DCR 8621; Dec. 3, 2020, D.C. Law 23-149, § 7142, 67 DCR 10493.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 42-2802, § 42-2812.06, § 42-2812.09, and § 47-340.26.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-192, in subsec. (b), substituted “$12 million” for “$6 million”.

D.C. Law 17-20, in subsec. (b), substituted “$16 million” for “12 million”.

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 20-61 added (e); and added the subsection designated herein as (f).

The 2014 amendment by D.C. Law 20-117 rewrote (e); validated a previously made technical correction in (f); and substituted “By April 1, 2014” for “On an annual basis” in (f).

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2022 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2022 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2 of New Communities Bond Authorization Emergency Amendment Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-529, Dec. 10, 2018, 65 DCR 13433).

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2015, 52 DCR 7667).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see §§ 2122(b) and 9018 of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-130, July 30, 2013, 60 DCR 11384, 20 DCSTAT 1827).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see §§ 2122(b) and 9018 of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-204, October 17, 2013, 60 DCR 15341, 20 DCSTAT 2311).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) amendment of this section, see § 2 of New Communities Bond Authorization Temporary Amendment Act of 2018 (D.C. Law 22-304, Apr. 11, 2019, 66 DCR 2044).

Short Title

Section 2121 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that Subtitle M of Title II of the act may be cited as the “Housing Production Trust Fund Securitization Amendment Act of 2013”.

Section 9011 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that Title IX of the act may be cited as the “Council Reporting Requirements Act of 2013”.

Editor's Notes

For approval of the Northwest One Redevelopment Plan and authorization of the Mayor to exercise eminent domain authority in the area bounded by North Capitol Street, N.E., K Street, N.E., New Jersey Avenue, N.E., and New York Avenue, N.E., see the Northwest One/Sursum Corda Affordable Housing Protection, Preservation and Production Act of 2006, effective November 16, 2006 (D.C. Law 16-188; 53 DCR 6750).

Applicability of D.C. Law 20-61: Section 11001 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that, except as otherwise provided, the act shall apply as of October 1, 2013.

Applicability of D.C. Law 20-117: Section 18 of D.C. Law 20-117 provided that the act shall apply as of October 1, 2013.

Delegation of Authority

Delegation of authority to Acquire Certain Real Estate in the District of Columbia, see Mayor’s Order 2007-81, April 2, 2007 ( 54 DCR 7810).

Resolutions

Resolution 16-654, the “Northwest One/Sursum Corda Cooperative Approval Resolution of 2006”, was approved effective June 7, 2006.

Resolution 17-315, the “Barry Farm/Park Chester/Wade Road and Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings New Communities Initiative Combined Emergency Approval Resolution of 2007”, was approved effective July 10, 2007.


§ 42–2812.04. Bond details.

(a) The Mayor is authorized to take any action reasonably necessary or appropriate in accordance with this subchapter in connection with the preparation, execution, issuance, sale, delivery, security for, and payment of the bonds of each series, including, but not limited to, determinations of:

(1) The final form, content, designation, and terms of the bonds, including a determination that the bonds may be issued in certificated or book-entry form;

(2) The principal amount of the bonds to be issued and denominations of the bonds;

(3) The rate or rates of interest or the method for determining the rate or rates of interest on the bonds;

(4) The date or dates of issuance, sale, and delivery of, and the payment of interest on the bonds, and the maturity date or dates of the bonds;

(5) The terms under which the bonds may be paid, optionally or mandatorily redeemed, accelerated, tendered, called, or put for redemption, repurchase, or remarketing before their respective stated maturities;

(6) Provisions for the registration, transfer, and exchange of the bonds and the replacement of mutilated, lost, stolen, or destroyed bonds;

(7) The creation of any reserve fund, sinking fund, or other fund with respect to the bonds;

(8) The time and place of payment of the bonds;

(9) Procedures for monitoring the use of the proceeds received from the sale of the bonds to ensure that the proceeds are properly applied and used to accomplish the purposes of Chapter 2 of Title 1 and this chapter;

(10) Actions necessary to qualify the bonds under blue sky laws of any jurisdiction where the bonds are marketed; and

(11) The terms and types of credit enhancement under which the bonds may be secured.

(b) The bonds shall contain a legend, which shall provide that the bonds are special obligations of the District, are without recourse to the District, are not a pledge of, and do not involve the faith and credit or the taxing power of the District (other than real property transfer taxes and deed recordation taxes allocated to the Allocated Fund), do not constitute a debt of the District, and do not constitute lending of the public credit for private undertakings as prohibited in § 1-206.02(a)(2).

(c) The bonds shall be executed in the name of the District and on its behalf by the manual or facsimile signature of the Mayor, and attested by the Secretary of the District of Columbia by the Secretary’s manual or facsimile signature. The Mayor’s execution and delivery of the bonds shall constitute conclusive evidence of the Mayor’s approval, on behalf of the District, of the final form and content of the bonds.

(d) The official seal of the District, or a facsimile of it, shall be impressed, printed, or otherwise reproduced on the bonds.

(e) The bonds of any series may be issued in accordance with the terms of a trust instrument to be entered into by the District and a trustee to be selected by the Mayor, and may be subject to the terms of one or more agreements entered into by the Mayor pursuant to § 1-204.90(a)(4).

(f) The bonds may be issued at any time or from time to time in one or more issues and in one or more series.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 204; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2015, 52 DCR 7667).


§ 42–2812.05. Sale of the bonds.

(a) The bonds of any series may be sold at negotiated or competitive sale at, above, or below par, to one or more persons or entities, and upon terms that the Mayor considers to be in the best interests of the District.

(b) The Mayor or an Authorized Delegate may execute, in connection with each sale of the bonds, offering documents on behalf of the District, may deem final any such offering document on behalf of the District for purposes of compliance with federal laws and regulations governing such matters, and may authorize the distribution of the documents in connection with the sale of the bonds.

(c) The Mayor is authorized to deliver the executed and sealed bonds, on behalf of the District, for authentication, and, after the bonds have been authenticated, to deliver the bonds to the original purchasers of the bonds upon payment of the purchase price.

(d) The bonds shall not be issued until the Mayor receives an approving opinion from Bond Counsel as to the validity of the bonds of such series and, if the interest on the bonds is expected to be exempt from federal income taxation, the treatment of the interest on the Bonds for purposes of federal income taxation.

(e) Unit A of Chapter 3 of Title 2 and subchapter III-A of Chapter 3 of Title 47 shall not apply to any contract the Mayor may from time to time enter into for purposes of this subchapter or the Mayor may determine to be necessary or appropriate for purposes of this subchapter to place, in whole or in part:

(1) An investment or obligation of the District as represented by the bonds;

(2) An investment or obligation of program of investment; or

(3) A contract or contracts based on the interest rate, currency, cash flow, or other basis, including, without limitation, interest rate swap agreements; currency swap agreements; insurance agreements; forward payment conversion agreements; futures contracts providing for payments based on levels of, or changes in, interest rates, currency exchange rates, or stock or other indices; contracts to exchange cash flows or a series of payments; and contracts to hedge payment, currency, rate, spread or similar exposure, including, without limitation, interest rate floors, or caps, options, puts, and calls.

The contracts or other arrangements may also be entered into by the District in connection with, or incidental to, entering into or maintaining any agreement that secures the bonds. The contracts or other arrangements shall contain whatever payment security, terms, and conditions as the Mayor may consider appropriate and shall be entered into with whatever party or parties the Mayor may select, after giving due consideration, where applicable, to the creditworthiness of the counterparty or counterparties, including any rating by a nationally recognized rating agency or any other criteria as may be appropriate. In connection with, or incidental to, the issuance or holding of the bonds, or entering into any contract or other arrangement referred to in this section, the District may enter into credit enhancement or liquidity agreements, with payment, interest rate, termination date, currency, security, default, remedy, any other terms and conditions as the Mayor determines. Proceeds of the bonds and any money set aside and pledged to secure payment of the bonds or any contract or other arrangement entered into pursuant to this section may be pledged to and used to service any contract or other arrangement entered into pursuant to this section.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 205; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).


§ 42–2812.06. Payment and security.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in § 42-2812.03(b), the principal of, premium, if any, and interest on, the bonds shall be payable solely from proceeds received from the sale of the bonds, income realized from the temporary investment of those proceeds, receipts and revenues realized by the District from the Allocated Fund, income realized from the temporary investment of those receipts and revenues prior to payment to the bond owners, other moneys that, as provided in the Financing Documents, may be made available to the District for the payment of the bonds, and other sources of payment (other than the District), all as provided for in the Financing Documents.

(b) Payment of the bonds shall be secured as provided in the Financing Documents and by an assignment by the District for the benefit of the bond owners of certain of its rights under the Financing Documents and Closing Documents, including a security interest in certain collateral, if any, to the trustee for the bonds pursuant to the Financing Documents.

(c) The trustee is authorized to deposit, invest, and disburse the proceeds received from the sale of the bonds pursuant to the Financing Documents.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 206; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).


§ 42–2812.07. Financing and Closing Documents.

(a) The Mayor is authorized to prescribe the final form and content of all Financing Documents and all Closing Documents to which the District is a party that may be necessary or appropriate to issue, sell, and deliver the bonds. Each of the Financing Documents and each of the Closing Documents to which the District is not a party shall be approved, as to form and content, by the Mayor.

(b) The Mayor is authorized to execute, in the name of the District and on its behalf, the Financing Documents and any Closing Documents to which the District is a party by the Mayor’s manual or facsimile signature.

(c) If required, the official seal of the District, or a facsimile of it, shall be impressed, printed, or otherwise reproduced on the bonds, the Financing Documents, and the Closing Documents to which the District is a party.

(d) The Mayor’s execution and delivery of the Financing Documents and the Closing Documents to which the District is a party shall constitute conclusive evidence of the Mayor’s approval, on behalf of the District, of the final form and content of the executed Financing Documents and the executed Closing Documents, including those Financing Documents and Closing Documents to which the District is not a party.

(e) The Mayor is authorized to deliver the executed and sealed Financing Documents and Closing Documents on behalf of the District, prior to or simultaneously with the issuance, sale, and delivery of the bonds, and to ensure the due performance of the obligations of the District contained in the executed, sealed, and delivered Financing Documents and Closing Documents.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 207; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).


§ 42–2812.08. Authorized delegation of authority.

To the extent permitted by District and federal laws, the Mayor may delegate to any Authorized Delegate the performance of any function authorized to be performed by the Mayor under this subchapter.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 208; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).


§ 42–2812.09. Limited liability.

(a) The bonds shall be special obligations of the District. The bonds shall be without recourse to the District. The bonds shall not be general obligations of the District, shall not be a pledge of or involve the faith and credit or the taxing power of the District (other than real property transfer taxes and deed recordation taxes), shall not constitute a debt of the District, and shall not constitute lending of the public credit for private undertakings as prohibited in § 1-206.02(a)(2).

(b) The bonds shall not give rise to any pecuniary liability of the District and the District shall have no obligation with respect to the purchase of the bonds.

(c) Nothing contained in the bonds, in the Financing Documents, or in the Closing Documents shall create an obligation on the part of the District to make payments with respect to the bonds from sources other than those listed for that purpose in § 42-2812.03.

(d) All covenants, obligations, and agreements of the District contained in this subchapter, the bonds, and the executed, sealed, and delivered Financing Documents and Closing Documents to which the District is a party, shall be considered to be the covenants, obligations, and agreements of the District to the fullest extent authorized by law, and each of those covenants, obligations, and agreements shall be binding upon the District, subject to the limitations set forth in this subchapter.

(e) No person, including, but not limited to any bond owner, shall have any claims against the District or any of its elected or appointed officials, officers, employees, or agents for monetary damages suffered as a result of the failure of the District to perform any covenant, undertaking, or obligation under this subchapter, the bonds, the Financing Documents, or the Closing Documents, or as a result of the incorrectness of any representation in or omission from the Financing Documents or the Closing Documents, unless the District or its elected or appointed officials, officers, employees, or agents have acted in a willful and fraudulent manner.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 209; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 42-2812.10.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).


§ 42–2812.10. District officials.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in § 42-2812.09(e), the elected or appointed officials, officers, employees, or agents of the District shall not be liable personally for the payment of the bonds or be subject to any personal liability by reason of the issuance of the bonds, or for any representations, warranties, covenants, obligations, or agreements of the District contained in this chapter, the bonds, the Financing Documents, or the Closing Documents.

(b) The signature, countersignature, facsimile signature, or facsimile countersignature of any official appearing on the bonds, the Financing Documents, or the Closing Documents shall be valid and sufficient for all purposes notwithstanding the fact that the individual signatory ceases to hold that office before delivery of the bonds, the Financing Documents, or the Closing Documents.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 210; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).


§ 42–2812.11. Maintenance of documents.

Copies of the specimen bonds and of the final Financing Documents and Closing Documents shall be filed in the Office of the Secretary of the District of Columbia.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 211; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).


§ 42–2812.12. Information reporting.

Within 3 days after the Mayor’s receipt of the transcript of proceedings relating to the issuance of the bonds, the Mayor shall transmit a copy of the transcript to the Secretary to the Council.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-202, § 212; as added Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2172(c), 52 DCR 7503.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2172(c) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).