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The DC Code: § 38-156 Power to raze buildings; limitations.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)

The Mayor, with the consent of the Council by resolution, shall have the power to raze structures. The razing of any building, structure, or part of any building or structure that is on the National Register of Historic Places, the District of Columbia inventory of historic sites, or for which application for one of these listings is pending, shall not be approved.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 31-120. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-172 deleted the concluding sentence providing: "Any contract services required to carry out this purpose shall be procured through the Office of Contracting and Procurement." D.C. Law 17-9 substituted "The Mayor, with the consent of the Council by resolution," for "The Board of Education, upon the approval of the Mayor, and with the consent of the Council by resolution,". Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90-day) authorization to fix and regulate salaries of teachers and other employees, see § 703 of the Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-376, July 24, 2000, 47 DCR 6574). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 703 of the Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-438, October 20, 2000, 47 DCR 8740). Legislative History of Laws Law 8-158 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 8-383, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 15, 1990, and May 29, 1990, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 18, 1990, it was assigned Act No. 8-220 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 11-259, the "Procurement Reform Amendment Act of 1996," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-705, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 7, 1996, and December 3, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 3, 1997, it was assigned Act No. 11-526 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-259 became effective on April 9, 1997. Law 13-172, the "Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Support Act of 2000," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-679, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 15, 2000, and June 6, 2000, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 26, 2000, it was assigned Act No. 13-175 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 13-172 became effective on October 19, 2000. For Law 17-9, see notes under § 38-103. Miscellaneous Notes Authorization to charge fees for educational courses: For temporary authorization of the District of Columbia Board of Education to charge fees for select adult, community, and continuing education courses, see §§ 2-5 of the District of Columbia Board of Education Fees for Select Adult, Community, and Continuing Education Courses Emergency Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-299, July 25, 1994, 41 DCR 5186). Sections 2 - 5 of D.C. Law 10-192 provided for the temporary authorization of the District of Columbia Board of Education to charge fees for select adult, community, and continuing education courses. Section 6(b) of D.C. Law 10-192 provided that the act shall expire on the 225th day of its having taken effect or upon the effective date of the District of Columbia Board of Education Fees for Select Adult, Community, and Continuing Education Courses Act of 1994, whichever occurs first. Compilation of inventories: For temporary provisions directing the Board of Education to compile each year accurate and verifiable inventories of both positions and employees, see § 701 of the Second Omnibus Budget Support Emergency Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-226, April 14, 1994, 41 DCR 2113). Compilation of inventories: For provisions directing the Board of Education to compile each year accurate and verifiable inventories of both positions and employees, see § 701 of D.C. Law 10-128. Demolition and development of the Oyster School building: Section 6(a) of D.C. Law 12-174 authorized the Board of Education, upon the approval of the Mayor, to raze the existing Oyster School building, following execution of the Development Agreement defined in § 2(7) of D.C. Law 12-174, notwithstanding the provisions of this section. DC CODE § 38-156 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 20, 1906, ch. 3446, § 14, as added Sept. 11, 1990, D.C. Law 8-158, § 3, 37 DCR 4167; Apr. 12, 1997, D.C. Law 11-259, § 311, 44 DCR 1423; Oct. 19, 2000, D.C. Law 13-172, § 703, 47 DCR 6308; June 12, 2007, D.C. Law 17-9, § 1003(e), 54 DCR 4102.)