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The DC Code: § 2-1211.02 Findings.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)

The Council finds that:

1
Unemployment in some areas of the District exceeds 10%.
2
The incidence of business dislocation in the District is alarming.
3
Many areas of the District suffer from the overall pattern of urban blight seen in other northeastern American cities.
4
Blighted areas have become a haven for criminal activity and have had a detrimental effect on the residential life of surrounding areas.
5
Enterprise zones established in other jurisdictions have created an aggregate of over 80,000 jobs and $3 billion in investments.
6
The promotion of small business growth will lead to a better climate for employment and a better life for District residents.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-2252. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-171, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-1211.01. DC CODE § 2-1211.02 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Feb. 24, 1987, D.C. Law 6-171, § 3, 33 DCR 7205.)