D.C. Act 24-161. Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Humanitarian Relief Extension Emergency Amendment Act of 2021.
To amend section 905 of the Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2021 to extend the authority of Advisory Neighborhood Commissions to approve grants for the purpose of providing humanitarian relief during the public emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Humanitarian Relief Extension Emergency Amendment Act of 2021".
Sec. 2. Section 905(e)(2) of the Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2021, effective June 24, 2021 (D.C. Law 24-9; 68 DCR 4824), is amended to read as follows:
"(2) Subsection (m)(1) is amended by striking the phrase "District government" and inserting the phrase "District government; except, that notwithstanding any provision of District law, a Commission may approve grants to organizations for the purpose of providing humanitarian relief, including food or supplies, during a public emergency, as declared by the Mayor pursuant to section 5 of the District of Columbia Public Emergency Act of 1980, effective March 5, 1981 (D.C. Law 3-149; D.C. Official Code § 7-2304), or otherwise assisting in the response to a public emergency anywhere in the District, even if those services are duplicative of services also performed by the District government" in its place.".
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 4. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).