D.C. Law 21-8. Vending Regulations Temporary Amendment Act of 2015.

D.C. Law 21-8. Vending Regulations Temporary Amendment Act of 2015.

AN ACT

To amend, on a temporary basis, the Vending Regulation Act of 2009 to maintain criminal penalty provisions for a violation of the act or a vending regulation.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Vending Regulations Temporary Amendment Act of 2015".

Sec. 2. Section 9 of the Vending Regulation Act of 2009, effective October 22, 2009 (D.C. Law 18-71; D.C. Official Code § 37-131.08), is amended as follows:

(a) The existing text is designated as subsection (a).

(b) A new subsection (b) is added to read as follows:

"(b) Any person who violates any of the provisions of this act or any regulations issued pursuant to this act shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not to exceed the amount set forth in section 101 of the Criminal Fine Proportionality Amendment Act of 2012, effective June 11, 2013 (D.C. Law 19-317; D.C. Official Code § 22-3571.01), or by imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, or both, for each violation.".

Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Chief Financial Officer as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602(c)(3) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code §1-206.02(c)(3)).

Sec. 4. 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)(l) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code §1-206.02(c)(l)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

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