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The DC Code: § 42-2601 Establishment; purpose; unexpended balance.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

There is hereby established in the District of Columbia and there is authorized, and accounted for in the General Fund as a separate revenue source allocable to provide financial assistance to low and moderate income persons, and District of Columbia Government employees participating in the District of Columbia Employer-Assisted Housing Program, and families seeking to purchase homes in the District of Columbia, for the purposes of enabling them to purchase decent, safe, and sanitary homes in the District of Columbia. Any unexpended balance at the end of the year shall be reserved as a restricted fund balance and used to provide authorization to expend for subsequent years subject to the direction of the Mayor.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-2201. 1973 Ed., § 45-1801. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-96 inserted "the District of Columbia Government employees participating in the District of Columbia Employer-Assisted Housing Program" following "low and moderate income persons." Section 11 of D.C. Law 13-96 provides: "This act shall apply as of October 1, 1997." Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 9(a) of the Government Employer-Assisted Housing Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-188, December 1, 1999, 46 DCR 10407). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 9(a) of the Government Employer-Assisted Housing Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-258, February 9, 2000, 47 DCR 1124). Legislative History of Laws Law 2-103, the "Home Purchase Assistance Fund Act of 1978," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-316, which was referred to the Committee on Housing and Urban Development. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 13, 1978, and June 27, 1978, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 1, 1978, it was assigned Act No. 2-214 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 3-70, the "District of Columbia Fund Accounting Act of 1980," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 3-197, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 18, 1980, and April 1, 1980, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 25, 1980, it was assigned Act No. 3-176 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 4-44, the "Home Purchase and First Right Assistance Fund Act Amendments Act of 1981," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 4-170, which was referred to the Committee on Housing and Economic Development. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on July 14, 1981, and July 28, 1981, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 6, 1981, it was assigned Act No. 4-79 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 6-151, the "Home Purchase Assistance Fund Act Amendments Act of 1986," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 6-395, which was referred to the Committee on Housing and Economic Development. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 24, 1986, and July 8, 1986, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 16, 1986, it was assigned Act No. 6-193 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 9-118, the "District of Columbia Government Employer-Assisted Housing Act of 1992," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 9-210, which was referred to the Committee on Housing. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 3, 1992, and April 7, 1992, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 24, 1992, it was assigned Act No. 9-192 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 9-118 became effective on June 11, 1992. Law 12-60, the "Fiscal Year 1998 Revised Budget Support Act of 1997" was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-353, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on September 8, 1997, and October 7, 1997, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on October 24, 1997, it was assigned Act No. 12-191 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12-60 became effective on March 20, 1998. Law 12-259, the "Home Purchase Assistance Fund Amendment Act of 1998," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-617, which was referred to the Committee on Economic Development. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 1, 1998, and December 15, 1998, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 31, 1998, it was assigned Act No. 12-611 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12-259 became effective on April 20, 1999. Law 13-96, the "Government Employer-Assisted Housing Amendment Act of 1999," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-451, which was referred to the Committee on Economic Development. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 15, 1999, and December 7, 1999, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 29, 1999, it was assigned Act No. 13-225 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 13-96 became effective on May 9, 2000. Miscellaneous Notes Repeal of Law 9-118: Section 1101 of D.C. Law 12-60 repealed the District of Columbia Employer-Assisted Housing Act of 1992, D.C. Law 9-118. DC CODE § 42-2601 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 12, 1978, D.C. Law 2-103, § 2, 25 DCR 1977; June 14, 1980, D.C. Law 3-70, § 7(1), 27 DCR 1776; Oct. 24, 1981, D.C. Law 4-44, § 2(b), 28 DCR 4265; Sept. 23, 1986, D.C. Law 6-151, § 2(a), 33 DCR 4783; June 11, 1992, D.C. Law 9-118, § 8(a), 39 DCR 3189; Mar. 20, 1998, D.C. Law 12-60, § 1101, 44 DCR 7378; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-259, § 2(a), 46 DCR 1316; May 9, 2000, D.C. Law 13-96, § 9(a), 47 DCR 1081.)