To amend section 25-340.01 of the District of Columbia Official Code to create an exception to the class B retailer's license moratorium in Ward 4 for full-service grocery stores.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Ward 4 Full-Service Grocery Store Amendment Act of 2017".
Amend § 25-340.01
Sec. 2. Section 25-340.01 of the District of Columbia Official Code is amended as follows:
(a) Subsection (a) is amended to read as follows:
"(a) For the purposes of this section, the term:
"(1) "Full-service grocery store" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 25-101(22A).
"(2) "Ward 4" means the area defined as Ward 4 in § 1-1041.03 on September 30, 2004.".
(b) Subsection (d) is amended to read as follows:
"(d) The restrictions on the issuance in or transfer into Ward 4 of a class B off-premises retailer's license set forth in subsection (b) of this section shall not apply to a full-service grocery store.".
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 4, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.