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The DC Code: § 8-709 Incinerators for combustible refuse--Purchase of machinery and employment of personnel authorized.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)

In order to dispose of combustible refuse in the manner provided by §§ 8-705 to 8-710, the Mayor of the District of Columbia is authorized to purchase motor trucks and trailers and other means of transportation, to install additional equipment, buildings, and machinery, and to employ personal services and labor.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-509. 1973 Ed., § 6-509. Change in Government This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to a Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia (see Acts Relating to the Establishment of the District of Columbia and its Various Forms of Governmental Organization in Volume 1). Section 401 of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 (see Reorganization Plans in Volume 1) transferred all of the functions of the Board of Commissioners under this section to a single Commissioner. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 (D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act (D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section. DC CODE § 8-709 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1550, ch. 688, § 5.)