Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–921.25. ATE system revenue designation.

*NOTE: This section was created by emergency legislation with identical permanent legislation that will become effective in December, 2021.*

(a) There is established as a special fund, the Vision Zero Enhancement Omnibus Amendment Act Implementation Fund ("Fund"), which shall be administered by the Director of the District Department of Transportation ("Director") in accordance with subsections (c) and (d) of this section.

(b) There shall be deposited in the Fund the amount by which the projected local funds revenue from fines generated from the automated traffic enforcement system, authorized by § 50-2209.01, for that fiscal year exceeds $98,757,000.

(c)(1) Money in the Fund shall be used according to the following order of priority:

(A) To implement the Vision Zero Enhancement Omnibus Amendment Act of 2020 [D.C. Law 23-158] including to pay recurring costs;

(B) To enhance the safety and quality of pedestrian and bicycle transportation, including education, engineering, and enforcement efforts designed to calm traffic and provide safe routes.

(2) The Director is authorized to enter into intra-District transfers from the Fund and other agreements with the Department of Health, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Public Works, and Metropolitan Police Department as necessary to implement provisions of the Vision Zero Enhancement Omnibus Amendment Act of 2020 [D.C. Law 23-158].

(d)(1) The money deposited into the Fund shall not revert to the unassigned fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia at the end of a fiscal year, or at any other time.

(2) Subject to authorization in an approved budget and financial plan, any funds appropriated in the Fund shall be continually available without regard to fiscal year limitation.