D.C. Act 23-454. Certificate of Assurance Moratorium Emergency Amendment Act of 2020.
To amend, on an emergency basis, the Rental Housing Act of 1985 to enact a one-year moratorium on applications for and the Mayor's issuance of a certificate of assurance.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Certificate of Assurance Moratorium Emergency Amendment Act of 2020".
Sec. 2. The Rental Housing Act of 1985, effective July 17, 1985 (D.C. Law 6-10; D.C. Official Code § 42-3501.01 et seq.)), is amended by adding a new section 221a to read as follows:
"Sec. 221a. Certificate of assurance moratorium.
"Notwithstanding the requirements of
Sec. 3. 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. 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), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788;
D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).