D.C. Law 22-113. Rental Unit Fee Adjustment Amendment Act of 2018.

D.C. Law 22-113. Rental Unit Fee Adjustment Amendment Act of 2018.

AN ACT

To amend the Rental Housing Act of 1985 to increase the rental unit fee from $25 to $30, and to deposit money obtained from the increase into the Department of Housing and Community Development Unified Fund.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Rental Unit Fee Adjustment Amendment Act of 2018".

Amend § 42-3504.01

Sec. 2. Section 401(a) of the Rental Housing Act of 1985, effective July 17, 1985 (D.C. Law 6-10; D.C. Official Code § 42-3504.01(a)), is amended as follows:

(a) Paragraph (1) is amended by striking the number "25" and inserting the number "30" in its place.

(b) Paragraph (2) is amended to read as follows:

"(2)(A) $21.50 of each rental unit fee shall be deposited in the fund established pursuant to section 1(b) of An Act To provide for the abatement of nuisances in the District of Columbia by the Commissioners of said District, and for other purposes, approved April 14, 1906 (34 Stat. 114; D.C. Official Code § 42-3131.01(b));

"(B) $3.50 of each rental unit fee shall be deposited in the Rental Unit Fee Fund established pursuant to section 401a; and

"(C) The remainder shall be deposited in the Department of Housing and Community Development Unified Fund, established pursuant to section 2009 of the Department of Housing and Community Development Unified Fund Establishment Act of 2008, effective August 16, 2008 (D.C. Law 17-219; D.C. Official Code § 42-2857.01).".

Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report 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. 4. Effective date.

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.