this is an outdated text: switch to the updated & improved dc code website
home, about

The DC Code: § 2-1215.20 Maintenance of base level of city services.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)
a
The District government shall not eliminate or reduce the level of any services customarily provided in the District to any similar geographic area because such area is subject to a BID, and shall continue to provide its customary services and levels of each service to such area notwithstanding that such area is or may be encompassed in a BID unless a reduction in service is part of a District-wide pro rata reduction in services necessitated by fiscal considerations or budgetary priorities.
b
Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, beginning in fiscal year 2013, the Mayor shall not issue a grant using funds from the Commercial Revitalization Assistance Fund, established by § 2-218.76, for the purpose of providing commercial revitalization services or Clean Team services, including ambassador services and the removal of trash, graffiti, illegal posters, and snow within a geographic area that is subject to a BID.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-2290. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-168 designated the existing text as subsec. (a); and added subsec. (b). Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2 of the Business Improvement Districts Temporary Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-23, September 23, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 5762). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 2 of the Business Improvement Districts Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-89, June 19, 1997, 44 DCR 3747), and § 2 of the Business Improvement Districts Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-146, August 12, 1997, 44 DCR 5054). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-134, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-1215.01. For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-26, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-1215.01. For history of Law 19-168, see notes under § 2-218.76. Miscellaneous Notes Expiration of Law 11-134: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2- 1215.01. Short title: Section 2141 of D.C. Law 19-168 provided that subtitle O of title II of the act may be cited as "Business Improvement Districts Amendment Act of 2012". DC CODE § 2-1215.20 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 29, 1996, D.C. Law 11-134, § 20, 43 DCR 1684; renumbered as § 21, Oct. 8, 1997, D.C. Law 12-26, § 2, 44 DCR 4320; Sept. 20, 2012, D.C. Law 19-168, § 2142, 59 DCR 8025.)