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The DC Code: § 47-2851.09 License expiration date.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)
a
(1) The Center shall assign an expiration date for each basic business license. All renewable licenses endorsed on that basic business license shall expire on that date.
2
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every license issued in accordance with this subchapter shall be valid for 2 years from the date of issue, unless earlier revoked or voluntarily relinquished, and licenses shall be issued on a staggered basis, using as the renewal date the date of incorporation, if the business is incorporated, the date of organization, if the business is unincorporated, or the birth date of the principal if the business is a sole proprietorship.
3
Valid licenses that for any reason expire on a date other than a date determined in accordance with paragraph (2) of this subsection shall be extended automatically until the next anniversary of the date determined in accordance with paragraph (2) of this subsection.
b
All renewable licenses endorsed on a basic business license shall be renewed by the Center under conditions originally imposed unless a regulatory agency advises the Center of conditions or denials to be imposed before the endorsement is renewed.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 47-2851.9. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-38 substituted "basic" for "master" throughout the section. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(k) 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 12-86, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2851.01. 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. DC CODE § 47-2851.09 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 29, 1998, D.C. Law 12-86, § 101(b), 45 DCR 1172; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 2002(b), 46 DCR 3142; Oct. 28, 2003, D.C. Law 15-38, § 2(k), 50 DCR 6913.)