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The DC Code: § 9-1215.01 Establishment of the Make a Difference Selection Committee.

Index9 Transportation Systems. (Refs & Annos)
a
There is established in the District of Columbia the Make a Difference Selection Committee ("Committee") constituted for the purpose of selecting nominees for recognition as humanitarians working in the public interest.
b
The Committee shall consist of 9 members, with 3 ex-officio members and 6 members appointed by the Mayor.
c
Members of the Committee shall serve for as long as they continue to satisfy the qualifications for membership. The composition of the Committee shall be as follows:
1
The Director of the District of Columbia Office of Planning, or his or her designee;
2
The Director of the Department of Public Works, or his or her designee;
3
The Chairperson of the Board of Directors or the President of the Make a Difference Foundation;
4
Three members of the Board of Directors of the Make a Difference Foundation who reside or work in the District of Columbia; and
5
Three residents of the District of Columbia of which 2 shall be Mayoral appointees and the remaining member shall be appointed by the Council.
d
The Mayor shall choose a chairperson of the Committee, and the members of the Committee shall elect from their membership a vice-chairperson and other officers as deemed necessary.
e
Members of the Committee shall serve without compensation and shall not be reimbursed for expenses incurred while carrying out their duties pursuant to this subchapter.
f
The Mayor shall submit the names of a majority of the nominees of the Committee to the Council within 60 days April 30, 1998.
g
Vacancies on the Committee shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments were made.
h
A majority of the Committee shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of conducting business.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 7-231. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-91, in subsec. (b), substituted "consist" for "consists". Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 4(g) of the Confirmation Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-25, March 15, 1999, 46 DCR 2971). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 4(g) of the Confirmation Act Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-92, June 4, 1999, 46 DCR 5330). Legislative History of Laws Law 12-98, the "Make a Difference Selection Committee Establishment Act of 1998," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-90, which was referred to the Committee on Public Works and the Environment. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 4, 1997, and January 6, 1998, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 26, 1998, it was assigned Act No. 12-272 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12- 98 became effective on April 30, 1998. Law 12-285, the "Confirmation Amendment Act of 1998," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-261.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 10, 1998, and December 1, 1998, respectively.  Vetoed by the Mayor on December 29, 1998, Council overrode the veto on January 5, 1999, and the Bill was assigned Act No. 12-622 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C.  Law 12-285 became effective on June 12, 1999. 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. DC CODE § 9-1215.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 30, 1998, D.C. Law 12-98, § 2, 45 DCR 1519; June 12, 1999, D.C. Law 12-285, § 4(g), 46 DCR 1355; Apr. 12, 2000, D.C. Law 13-91, § 141, 47 DCR 520.)