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The DC Code: § 42-1211 Surcharges.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)
a
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a surcharge of $5 per document shall be paid before any document is accepted for recordation at the Recorder of Deeds.
b
In addition to the funds collected pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, the Recorder of Deeds may accept monetary and non-monetary donations.
c
Repealed.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-909.1. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-28 rewrote subsec. (c) which had read as follows: "(c) The $5 surcharge established pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall remain in effect for a 5-year period beginning from April 12, 1997." D.C. Law 17-219 repealed subsec. (c), which had read as follows: "(c) The $5 surcharge established under subsection (a) of this section shall remain in effect for a 10-year period beginning from April 12, 1997." Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2202 of Fiscal Year 2002 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-124, August 3, 2001, 48 DCR 7861). Legislative History of Laws Law 11-257, the "Recorder of Deeds Recordation Surcharge Amendment Act of 1996," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-670, which was referred to the Committee on the Whole. The Bill was adopted in first and second readings on November 7, 1996, and December 3, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 24, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-512 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-257 became effective on April 12, 1997. Law 14-28, the "Fiscal Year 2002 Budget Support Act of 2001", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-144, which was referred to the Committee Of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 1, 2001, and June 5, 2001, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 29, 2001, it was assigned Act No. 14-85 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 14-28 became effective on October 3, 2001. For Law 17-219, see notes following § 42-1103. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 2016 of D.C. Law 17-219 provided that subtitle G of title II of the act may be cited as the "Recorder of Deeds Recordation Surcharge Amendment Act of 2008". Section 2018 of D.C. Law 17-219 provides that this subtitle shall apply as of April 11, 2007. DC CODE § 42-1211 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1276, ch. 854, § 552a, as added Apr. 12, 1997, D.C. Law 11-257, § 2, 44 DCR 1247; Oct. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 14-28, § 2402, 48 DCR 6981; Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17-219, § 2017, 55 DCR 7598.)