D.C. Law 22-185. Specialty License Plate Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018.

D.C. Law 22-185. Specialty License Plate Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018.

AN ACT

To amend the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937 to require the Mayor to design and issue motor vehicle identification tags with a separate design for each branch of the United States Armed Forces, to require the Mayor to issue a motor vehicle identification tag with a design, identifying words, or emblem that promotes breast cancer awareness, to require the Mayor to issue one or more parks and recreation motor vehicle identification tags to enhance the public's awareness of the District's diverse economic, health, and leisure programming at local parks and recreation centers, to require the Mayor to issue one or more Washington Capitals motor vehicle identification tags to demonstrate support for the Washington Capitals hockey team and celebrate the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup win in 2018, and to make conforming amendments.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Specialty License Plate Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018".

Sec. 2. Title IV of the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, approved August 17, 1937 (50 Stat. 679; D.C. Official Code § 50-1501.01 et seq.), is amended as follows

Amend § 50-1501.02a

(a) Section 2a(b) (D.C. Official Code § 50-1501.02a(b)), is amended as follows:

(1) Paragraph (2) is amended by striking the phrase "one or more veterans' identification tags" and inserting the phrase "veterans' identification tags, which shall include separate designs for each branch of the United States Armed Forces" in its place.

(2) Paragraph (3) is amended by striking the phrase "If more than one design of veterans' identification tag is available for issue, the" and inserting the word "The" in its place.

(b) New sections 2f, 2g, and 2h are added to read as follows:

New § 50-1501.02f

"Sec. 2f. Issuance of breast cancer awareness motor vehicle identification tags.

"(a) The Mayor shall design and issue motor vehicle identification tags with a design, identifying words, or emblem that promotes breast cancer awareness.

"(b)(1) A resident ordering a breast cancer awareness motor vehicle identification tag shall pay a one-time application fee and a display fee each year thereafter. The application fee shall be $25 and the display fee shall be $20, or other amounts as may be established by the Mayor by rule.

"(2) The application fee and annual display fee shall be deposited in the Community Health Care Financing Fund, established by section 101 of the Community Access to Health Care Amendment Act of 2006, effective March 14, 2007 (D.C. Law 16-288; D.C. Official Code § 7-1931).

New § 50-1501.02g

"Sec. 2g. Issuance of parks and recreation motor vehicle identification tags.

"(a) The Mayor shall design and make available for issue one or more parks and recreation motor vehicle identification tags to enhance the public's awareness of the District's diverse economic, health, and leisure programming at local parks and recreation centers.

"(b)(1) A resident ordering a parks and recreation motor vehicle identification tag shall pay a one-time application fee and a display fee each year thereafter. The application fee shall be $25 and the display fee shall be $20, or other amounts as may be established by the Mayor by rule.

"(2) The application fee and annual display fee shall be deposited in the Recreation Enterprise Fund, established by section 4 of the Recreation Act of 1994, effective March 23, 1995 (D.C. Law 10-246; D.C. Official Code § 10-303).

New § 50-1501.02h

"Sec. 2h. Issuance of Washington Capitals motor vehicle identification tags.

"(a) The Mayor shall design and make available for issue one or more Washington Capitals motor vehicle identification tags to demonstrate support for the Washington Capitals hockey team and celebrate the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup win in 2018.

"(b)(1) A resident ordering a Washington Capitals tag shall pay a one-time application fee and a display fee each year thereafter. The application fee shall be $25 and the display fee shall be $20, or other amounts as may be established by the Mayor by rule.

"(2) The application fee and annual display fee shall be deposited into the General Fund of the District of Columbia.".

Amend § 50-1501.03

(c) Section 3 (D.C. Official Code § 50-1501.03) is amended as follows:

(1) Subsection (a)(1) is amended by adding new subparagraphs (J), (K), and (L) to read as follows:

"(J) Any person ordering a breast cancer awareness identification tag shall pay the fees as set forth in section 2f(b)(1).

"(K) Any person ordering a parks and recreation identification tag shall pay the fees as set forth in section 2g(b)(1).

"(L) Any person ordering a Washington Capitals identification tag shall pay the fees as set forth in section 2h(b)(1).".

(2) Subsection (d) is amended as follows:

(A) Paragraph (6) is amended by striking the phrase "; and" and inserting a semicolon in its place.

(B) Paragraph (7) is amended by striking the period and inserting a semicolon in its place.

(C) New paragraphs (8), (9), and (10) are added to read as follows:

"(8) The fees collected for breast cancer awareness identification tags under section 2f shall be deposited in the Community Health Care Financing Fund, established by section 101 of the Community Access to Health Care Amendment Act of 2006, effective March 14, 2007 (D.C. Law 16-288; D.C. Official Code § 7-1931);

"(9) The fees collected for parks and recreation identification tags under section 2g shall be deposited into the Recreation Enterprise Fund, established by section 4 of the Recreation Act of 1994, effective March 23, 1995 (D.C. Law 10-246; D.C. Official Code § 10-303); and

"(10) The fees collected for the Washington Capitals identification tags under section 2h shall be deposited into the General Fund of the District of Columbia.".

Amend § 7-1931

Sec. 3. Section 101 of the Community Access to Health Care Amendment Act of 2006, effective March 14, 2007 (D.C. Law 16-288; D.C. Official Code § 7-1931), is amended as follows:

(a) Subsection (a) is amended as follows:

(1) Paragraph (3) is amended by striking the phrase "; and" and inserting a semicolon in its place.

(2) Paragraph (4) is amended by striking the period and inserting the phrase "; and" in its place.

(3) A new paragraph (5) is added to read as follows:

"(5) Fees collected pursuant to section 2f(b)(1) of Title IV of the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, passed on 2nd reading on September 18, 2018 (Enrolled version of Bill 22-500).".

(b) Subsection (b) is amended by striking the phrase "programs, or" and inserting the phrase "programs, promoting breast cancer prevention and treatment, or" in its place.

Amend § 10-303

Sec. 4. Section 4 of the Recreation Act of 1994, effective March 23, 1995 (D.C. Law 10-246; D.C. Official Code § 10-303), is amended by adding a new subsection (f) to read as follows:

"(f) All fees collected pursuant to section 2g(b)(1) of Title IV of the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, passed on 2nd reading on September 18, 2018 (Enrolled version of Bill 22-500), shall be deposited into the Fund.".

Sec. 5. 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. 6. 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.