The Council finds that violations of part A of this subchapter threaten the integrity of the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, as defined in § 7- 1801.01, the fiscal soundness of the District, and the public health and that enacting the procedural enhancements set forth in this part will aid in the enforcement of part A of this subchapter and thereby safeguard the Master Settlement Agreement, the fiscal soundness of the District, and the public health.
Legislative History of Laws Law 15-150, the "Tobacco Product Manufacturer Reserve Fund Complementary Procedures Act of 2004", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 15- 406, which was referred to Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on January 6, 2004, and February 3, 2004, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on February 27, 2004, it was assigned Act No. 15-384 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 15-150 became effective on April 22, 2004. DC CODE § 7-1803.01 Current through December 11, 2012
(Apr. 22, 2004, D.C. Law 15-150, § 2, 51 DCR 2809.)