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The DC Code: § 2-218.31 Local business enterprises.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)

A business enterprise shall be eligible for certification as a local business enterprise if the business enterprise:

1
Has its principal office located physically in the District of Columbia;
2
Requires that its chief executive officer and the highest level managerial employees of the business enterprise maintain their offices and perform their managerial functions in the District;
2A
Meets 1 of the 4 following standards:
A
More than 50% of the assets of the business enterprise, excluding bank accounts, are located in the District;
B
More than 50% of the employees of the business enterprise are residents of the District;
C
The owners of more than 50% of the business enterprise are residents of the District; or
D
More than 50% of the total sales or other revenues are derived from transactions of the business enterprise in the District; and
3
(A) Is licensed pursuant to Chapter 28 of Title 47;
B
Is subject to the tax levied under Chapter 18 of Title 47; or
C
Is a business enterprise identified in § 47-1808.01 (1) through (5) and more than 50% of the business is owned by residents of the District.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-192, in subsec. (a)(2), deleted "and" from the end; and added subsec. (a)(2A). D.C. Law 17-207, in par. (2A), substituted "Meets 1" for "Meets 3". Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(c) of the Department of Small and Local Business Development Subcontracting Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2006 (D.C. Law 16-214, March 6, 2007, law notification 54 DCR 2761). For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(f) of the Department of Small and Local Business Development Subcontracting Clarification, Benefit Expansion, and Grant-making Authority Temporary Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Law 17-96, January 29, 2008, law notification 55 DCR 3403). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2331 of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2132(a) of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-477, August 8, 2006, 53 DCR 7068). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2132(a) of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-499, October 23, 2006, 53 DCR 8845). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(c) of Department of Small and Local Business Development Subcontracting Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-513, October 25, 2006, 53 DCR 9091). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(c) of Department of Small and Local Business Development Subcontracting Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-575, December 19, 2006, 54 DCR 24). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2132(a) of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-1, January 16, 2007, 54 DCR 1165). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(f) of Department of Small and Local Business Development Subcontracting Clarification, Benefit Expansion, and Grant-making Authority Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-156, October 18, 2007, 54 DCR 10919). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(f) of Department of Small and Local Business Development Subcontracting Clarification, Benefit Expansion, and Grant-making Authority Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2008 (D.C. Act 17-251, January 23, 2008, 55 DCR 1259). For temporary (90 day) addition of sections, see §§ 2 to 4 of Department of Transportation Streetscape Construction Survival Fund Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-658, December 28, 2010, 58 DCR 63). Legislative History of Laws For Law 16-33, see notes following § 2-218.01. Law 16-192, the "Fiscal Year Budget Support Act of 2006", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-679, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 9, 2006, and June 6, 2006, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 8, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-476 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16-192 became effective on March 2, 2007. For Law 17-207, see notes following § 2-218.02. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 2131 of D.C. Law 16-192 provided that subtitle K of title II of the act may be cited as the "Local, Small, and Disadvantaged Businesses Enhancement Amendment Act of 2006". DC CODE § 2-218.31 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2331, 52 DCR 7503; Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-192, § 2132(a), 53 DCR 6899; July 18, 2008, D.C. Law 17-207, § 2(f), 55 DCR 6107.)