D.C. Law 21-224. H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2016.

D.C. Law 21-224. H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2016.

AN ACT

To amend, on a temporary basis, the Retail Incentive Act of 2004 to modify the boundaries of the Bladensburg Road, N.E., Retail Priority Area; and to amend the H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Incentive Act of 2010 to clarify the location of businesses that are eligible to receive retail development project grants.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2016".

Note § 2-1217.73

Sec. 2. Section 4(g) of the Retail Incentive Act of 2004, effective September 8, 2004 (D.C. Law 15-185; D.C. Official Code § 2-1217.73(g)), is amended to read as follows:

"(g) There is established the Bladensburg Road, N.E., Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within the following area: Beginning at the intersection of Holbrook Street, N.E., and Mount Olivet Road, N.E.; thence east on Mount Olivet Road, N.E., to Bladensburg Road, N.E.; thence south on Bladensburg Road, N.E., to 17th Street, N.E.; thence south on 17th Street, N.E., to H Street, N.E.; thence east on H Street, N.E., to 19th Street, N.E.; thence south on 19th Street, N.E., to Benning Road, N.E.; thence east on Benning Road, N.E., to Oklahoma Avenue, N.E.; continuing southwest along Oklahoma Avenue, N.E., to the center line of E Street, N.E.; continuing west on E Street, N.E., to the center line of 21st Street, N.E.; continuing north on 21st Street, N.E., to the center line of Gales Street, N.E.; thence northwest on Gales Street, N.E., to 15th Street, N.E.; thence west on G Street, N.E., to 14th Street, N.E.; thence north on 14th Street, N.E., to Florida Avenue, N.E.; thence west on Florida Avenue, N.E., to Holbrook Street, N.E.; thence north on Holbrook Street, N.E., to the point of beginning.".

Note § 1-325.173

Sec. 3. Section 4(c)(2) of the H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Incentive Act of 2010, effective April 8, 2011 (D.C. Law 18-354; D.C. Official Code § 1-325.173(c)(2)), is amended to read as follows:

"(2) Frontage on a commercial corridor within the H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area;".

Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).

Sec. 5. Effective date.

(a) This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

(b) This act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.