Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–2866. Interagency computer system and enforcement.

(a)(1) Consistent with the Delinquent Debt Recovery Act of 2012, effective September 20, 2012 (subtitle E of title I of D.C. Law 19-168; 59 DCR 8025), the Chief Financial Officer shall implement an interagency computer system to enable government agencies, including the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, the Office of Tax and Revenue, and the Department of Public Works, to maintain and access up-to-date records of outstanding fines, fees, penalties, interest, taxes, or other charges that may be owed by applicants for licenses or permits from the District government.

(2) At least 30 days prior to the implementation of the interagency computer system, the Chief Financial Officer shall notify the Council of the date of implementation.

(b) Upon the implementation of the interagency computer system as required by subsection (a) of this section:

(1) All agencies responsible for issuing licenses or permits shall utilize the interagency computer system containing records of outstanding fines, fees, penalties, interest, taxes, or other charges owing to the District government to determine whether the application for a license or permit should be denied pursuant to § 47-2862(a);

(2) Self-certification authority shall no longer be authorized; and

(3) Section 47-2863 shall expire.

(c) For purposes of administering and enforcing any tax law in the District of Columbia, the Mayor may require any owner, occupant, or transferor of real property and any taxpayer to provide a social security number or other tax identification number on any return or in a form and manner as the Mayor prescribes. Any use or disclosure of these numbers shall be for tax administration and enforcement purposes only.

(d) The Chief Financial Officer may promulgate such rules as may be necessary and appropriate to carry out provisions of this subchapter.