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The DC Code: § 8-1704 Composition.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
a
The Soil and Water Conservation District, reestablished by § 8-1721, shall be governed by 7 members.
b
Five members, at least 4 of whom shall be directors of appropriate agencies or departments of the District of Columbia government, shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. Two members shall be appointed by the Council of the District of Columbia upon the recommendation of the Chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia from among its members.
c
Each member of the Water and Soil Conservation District may designate a person to serve and act in the absence of the appointed member.
d
The members shall serve without compensation. Members shall be reimbursed for reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties in implementing the provisions of this subchapter.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-2804. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-91, in subsec. (a), substituted "§ 1-2803.1" for "§ 1-2803" [1981 Ed.]. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-143, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-1701. Law 6-117 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 6-336, which was referred to the Committee on Public Works. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 11, 1986 and March 25, 1986, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 8, 1986, it was assigned Act No. 6-152 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-39, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-1721. Law 7-104 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 7-346, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on Nov. 24, 1987 and DeC. 8, 1987, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on DeC. 22, 1987, it was assigned Act No. 7-124 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 13-91, the "Technical Amendments Act of 1999," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-435, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 2, 1999, and December 7, 1999, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 29, 1999, it was assigned Act No. 13-234 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 13-91 became effective on April 12, 2000. Transfer of Functions The functions of the Department of Transportation were transferred to the Department of Public Works by Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1983, effective March 1, 1984. The functions of the Department of Environmental Services were transferred to the Department of Public Works by Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1983, effective March 1, 1984. DC CODE § 8-1704 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 14, 1982, D.C. Law 4-143, § 5, 29 DCR 3118; May 23, 1986, D.C. Law 6-117, § 2, 33 DCR 2442; Oct. 9, 1987, D.C. Law 7-39, § 3(a), 34 DCR 5331; Apr. 30, 1988, D.C. Law 7-104, § 8(a), 35 DCR 147; Apr. 12, 2000, D.C. Law 13-91, § 130, 47 DCR 520.)