- (1) There is established as a nonlapsing fund the Community-based Violence Reduction Fund ("Fund").
- All funds deposited into the Fund, and any interest earned on those funds, shall not revert to the unrestricted fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia at the end of a fiscal year or at any other time, but shall be continually available for the uses and purposes set forth in subsection (b) of this section without regard to fiscal year limitation, subject to authorization by Congress.
- The funds in the Fund shall be used only for the purpose of giving grants to community-based organizations in accordance with criteria to be established, and uniformly applied, by the Justice Grants Administration.
- Not more than 5% of the total amount of monies in the Community-Based Violence Reduction Fund in any given fiscal year may be used to pay administrative costs necessary to implement the requirements of this section.
Historical and Statutory
Legislative History of Laws
Law 17-219, the "Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Support Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-678, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 13, 2008, and June 3, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 26, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-419 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-219 became effective on August 16, 2008.
Short title: Section 3013 of D.C. Law 17-219 provided that subtitle F of title III of the act may be cited as the "Community-based Violence Reduction Fund".
DC CODE § 1-325.121
Current through December 11, 2012
(Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17-219, § 3014, 55 DCR 7598.)