D.C. Law 23-47. Intra-District Transfer Limitation Temporary Amendment Act of 2019.


To amend, on a temporary basis, section 47-362 of the District of Columbia Official Code to provide that intra-District transfers shall not be used to establish new programs or to change allocations specifically denied, limited, or increased by the Council in the budget act, or the accompanying budget report or mark-up sheets.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Intra-District Transfer Limitation Temporary Amendment Act of 2019".

Sec. 2. Section 47-362(b) of the District of Columbia Official Code is amended by striking the phrase "Reprogrammings shall" and inserting the phrase "Reprogrammings or intra-District transfers shall" 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.

(a) 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), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

(b) This act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.

Law Information


  • D.C. Law 23-47 (PDF)
  • 66 DCR 15349


Jan. 10, 2020

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 23-47, the “Intra-District Transfer Limitation Temporary Amendment Act of 2019,” was introduced in the Council and assigned Bill No. 23-476 which was retained by the Council. The bill was adopted on first and second readings on Oct. 8, 2019, and Oct. 22, 2019, respectively. After mayoral review, it was assigned Act No. 23-164 on Nov. 20, 2019, and transmitted to Congress for its review. D.C. Law 23-47 became effective Jan. 10, 2020.