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The DC Code: § 44-633 Assessments on hospitals.

Index44 Charitable and Curative Institutions. (Refs & Annos)
a
Each hospital in the District of Columbia shall pay to the Mayor an annual assessment as follows:
1
For fiscal year 2010, $500 per licensed bed, which shall be paid by September 1, 2010, and which shall be deposited in the Medical Liability Captive Trust Fund, established by § 1-307.91, to be used for the purposes of this fund; and
2
For fiscal year 2011, $2,529 per licensed bed and for fiscal years 2012 through 2014, $3,788 per licensed bed, which shall be paid based on a schedule determined by the Mayor and which shall be deposited in the Hospital Fund, established by § 44-632, to be used for the purpose of this fund.
b
The Chief Financial Officer may determine the manner in which payments are to be made under this chapter, including whether payments owed by each hospital pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be paid electronically.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 18-370, in subsec. (a)(2), substituted "$2,000" for "$1,500". D.C. Law 19-21, in subsec. (a)(2), substituted "For fiscal year 2011, $2,529 per licensed bed and for fiscal years 2012 through 2014, $3,788 per licensed bed, " for "For fiscal years 2011 through 2014, $1,500 per licensed bed,". D.C. Law 19-171, in subsec. (a)(2), validated a previously made technical correction. Temporary Addition of Section Section 1104 of D.C. Law 18-222 added a section to read as follows: "Sec. 1104. Assessments on hospitals. "(a) Each hospital in the District of Columbia shall pay to the Mayor an annual assessment as follows: "(1) For fiscal year 2010, $500 per licensed bed, which shall be paid by September 1, 2010, and which shall be deposited in the Medical Liability Captive Trust Fund, established by section 12 of the District of Columbia Medical Liability Captive Insurance Agency Establishment Act of 2008, effective July 18, 2008 (D.C. Law 17-196; D.C. Official Code § 1-307.91), to be used for the purposes of this fund. "(2) For fiscal years 2011 through 2014, $1,500 per licensed bed, which shall be paid based on a schedule determined by the Mayor and which shall be deposited in the Hospital Fund, established by section 1103 to be used for the purpose of this fund. "(b) The Chief Financial Officer may determine the manner in which payments are to be made under this act, including whether payments owed by each hospital pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be paid electronically." Section 2002(b) of D.C. Law 18-222 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 1104 of Fiscal Year 2010 Balanced Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-450, June 28, 2010, 57 DCR 5635). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 5014 of Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-463, July 2, 2010, 57 DCR 6542). For temporary (90 day) addition, see §§ 1104 of Fiscal Year 2010 Balanced Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-531, August 6, 2010, 57 DCR 8109). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 512 of Fiscal Year 2011 Supplemental Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-694, January 19, 2011, 58 DCR 662). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 8032 of Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19-93, June 29, 2011, 58 DCR 5599). Legislative History of Laws For Law 18-223, see notes following § 44-631. Law 18-370, the "Fiscal Year 2011 Supplemental Budget Support Act of 2010", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-1100, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 7, 2010, and December 21, 2010, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 27, 2011, it was assigned Act No. 18-721 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-370 became effective on April 8, 2011. For history of Law 19-21, see notes under § 44-407. For history of Law 19-171, see notes under § 44-407. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 511 of D.C. Law 18-370 provided that subtitle B of title V of the act may be cited as "Hospital Assessment Amendment Act of 2010". Section 513 of D.C. Law 18-370 provides: "Sec. 513. Applicability. "This subtitle shall apply as of October 1, 2010." Short title: Section 8181 of D.C. Law 19-21 provided that subtitle S of title VIII of the act may be cited as "Hospital Assessment Amendment Act of 2011". DC CODE § 44-633 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-223, § 5014, 57 DCR 6242; Apr. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-370, § 512, 58 DCR 1008; Sept. 14, 2011, D.C. Law 19-21, § 8182, 58 DCR 6226; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 111, 59 DCR 6190.)