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The DC Code: § 25-206 Board member qualifications; term of office; chairperson; conflict of interest.

Index25 Alcoholic Beverage Regulation (Refs & Annos)
a
Each member of the Board shall be a resident of the District for at least 3 years immediately preceding his or her appointment and, during that period, have claimed a principal residence nowhere else.
b
No member of the Board shall hold any other full-time employment with the District government during his or her term of service on the Board.
c
Each member of the Board shall have a demonstrated record of substantial involvement in issues related to the community impact of licensed establishments before his or her appointment to the Board.
d
All appointments shall be for a term of 4 years, except appointments made for the remainder of unexpired terms. Vacancies caused by death, resignation, or otherwise shall be filled by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Council, under § 25-201. The Mayor may remove a board member for just and reasonable cause.
e
Board members may be reappointed.
f
(1) The Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Council as provided by 25- 201, shall appoint one member of the Board as chairperson.
2
The chairperson shall have a demonstrated knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to the sale and delivery of alcoholic beverages in the District.
g
No member or employee of the Board, directly or indirectly, individually, or as a member of a partnership, association, or limited liability company, or a shareholder in a corporation, shall have any interest in selling, transporting, or storing alcoholic beverages, or receive a commission or profit from any person licensed under this title to sell alcoholic beverages; provided, that a Board member or employee may purchase, transport, or keep in his or her possession an alcoholic beverage for his or her personal use or the use of the members of his or her family or guests.
h
Former board members may not represent a client before the Board for a period of one year following their service on the Board. Former board members may appear before the Board as an applicant for licensure, a protestant, or a witness during a protest hearing during this time period. This provision shall be applicable to future board members and for board members who are serving on the Board on May 3, 2001.

Historical and Statutory

D.C. Law 13-298 amended and enacted into law Title 25 of the District of Columbia Official Code. The text of this section is derived from provisions formerly found in D.C. Code §§ 25-104(a) and 25-105. Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 25-206. 1973 Ed., §§ 25-104, 25-105. Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-298, see notes following § 25-101. Law 2-139, the "District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-10, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 17, 1978 and October 31, 1978, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 22, 1978, it was assigned Act No. 2-300 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-157, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 25-101. Law 5-51, the "Alcoholic Beverage Control Act Amendments Act of 1983," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-248, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 4, 1983, and October 18, 1983, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 9, 1983, it was assigned Act No. 5-77 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 5-119, the "Alcoholic Beverage Control Act Amendments Act of 1984," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-298, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 26, 1984, and July 10, 1984, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 13, 1984, it was assigned Act No. 5-171 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 5-159, the "End of Session Technical Amendments Act of 1984," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-540, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 20, 1984, and December 4, 1984, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 10, 1984, it was assigned Act No. 5-224 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-122, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 25-785. DC CODE § 25-206 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Jan. 24, 1934, 48 Stat. 321, ch. 4, §§ 4, 5; Apr. 20, 1948, 62 Stat. 176, ch. 217, § 2; Oct. 28, 1949, 63 Stat. 972, ch. 782, title XI, § 1106(a); Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 3205(h), 25 DCR 5740; Sept. 29, 1982, D.C. Law 4-157, § 15, 29 DCR 3617; Mar. 8, 1984, D.C. Law 5-51, § 2(b)(1), 30 DCR 5927; Sept. 26, 1984, D.C. Law 5-119, § 2, 31 DCR 4040; Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-159, § 25(a), 32 DCR 30; May 24, 1994, D.C. Law 10-122, § 2(b), 41 DCR 1658; May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959.)