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The DC Code: § 47-2836 Guides.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)
a
No person shall, for hire, guide or escort any person through or about the District of Columbia, or any part thereof, unless he shall have first secured a license so to do. The fee for each such license shall be $28 per annum. No license shall be issued hereunder without the approval of the Chief of Police. The Council of the District of Columbia is authorized and empowered to make reasonable regulations for the examination of all applicants for such licenses and for the government and conduct of persons licensed hereunder, including the power to require said persons to wear a badge while engaged in their calling.
b
Any license issued pursuant to this section shall be issued as a General Services and Repair endorsement to a basic business license under the basic business license system as set forth in subchapter I-A of this chapter.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 47-2836. 1973 Ed., § 47-2338. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-38, in subsec. (b), substituted "General Services and Repair endorsement to a basic business license under the basic" for "Class B General Services and Repair endorsement to a master business license under the master". Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 302(g) of the Omnibus Budget Support Emergency Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-44, April 28, 1995, 42 DCR 2217) and § 302(g) of the Omnibus Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-124, July 27, 1995, 42 DCR 4160). For temporary amendment of D.C. Act 11-44, see § 303 of the Omnibus Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-124, July 27, 1995, 42 DCR 4160). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 3(hh)(4)(U) of Streamlining Regulation Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-145, August 11, 2003, 50 DCR 6896). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-82, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2808. For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-261, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2801. For Law 15-38, see notes following § 47-2404 Miscellaneous Notes Office of Major and Superintendent of Metropolitan Police abolished: The Office of the Major and Superintendent of Metropolitan Police was abolished and all functions of that office transferred to and vested in the Chief of Police. The Assistant Superintendent, Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Police Department was designated "Deputy Chief of Police, Executive Officer"; the Assistant Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police in command of the Detective Bureau was designated "Deputy Chief of Police, Chief of Detectives"; and each other Assistant Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police was designated "Deputy Chief of Police" by Reorganization Order No. 7, dated September 16, 1952. Reorganization Order No. 7 was replaced by Organization Order No. 153, dated November 10, 1966. DC CODE § 47-2836 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 1, 1902, 32 Stat. 627, ch. 1352, § 7, par. 38; July 1, 1932, 47 Stat. 558, ch. 366; Sept. 14, 1976, D.C. Law 1-82, title I, § 104(w), 23 DCR 2461; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 2003(pp)(32), 46 DCR 3142; Oct. 28, 2003, D.C. Law 15-38, § 3(hh)(4)(U), 50 DCR 6913.)