D.C. Act 21-640. Snow Removal Agreement Authorization Emergency Amendment Act of 2016.

D.C. Act 21-640. Snow Removal Agreement Authorization Emergency Amendment Act of 2016.

AN ACT

To amend, on an emergency basis, An Act Providing for the removal of snow and ice from the paved sidewalks of the District of Columbia to authorize the Mayor to enter into an agreement with a Business Improvement District, DC Main Streets program, or Clean Team grantee for snow and ice removal from sidewalks, curb cuts, and crosswalks within the geographical boundary of the district or program during a declared snow emergency.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Snow Removal Agreement Authorization Emergency Amendment Act of 2016".

Sec. 2. An Act Providing for the removal of snow and ice from the paved sidewalks of the District of Columbia, approved September 16, 1922 (42 Stat. 845; D.C. Official Code § 9-601 et seq.), is amended by adding a new section 2a to read as follows:

"Sec. 2a. Mayor's authority to enter into agreements with certain entities for removal of snow and ice.

"Notwithstanding the Procurement Practice Reform Act of 2010, effective April 8, 2011 (D.C. Law 18-371; D.C. Official Code § 2-351.01 et seq.), the Mayor may enter into an agreement, excluding grant agreements, with a BID corporation, as defined in section 2(4) of the Business Improvement Districts Act of 1996, effective May 29, 1996 (D.C. Law 11-134; D.C. Official Code § 2-1215.02(4)) ("BID act"), a DC Main Streets program, or Clean Team grantee, duly organized with a current grant agreement with the Department of Small and Local Business Development, to remove snow and ice from sidewalks, curb cuts, and crosswalks within the boundaries of or adjoining to the BID, as defined in section 2(7) of the BID act, the DC Main Streets program, or the Clean Team grantee agreement during a declared snow emergency.".

Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report for the Snow Removal Agreement Authorization Amendment Act of 2016, passed on 2nd reading on December 20, 2016 (Enrolled version of Bill 21-921), 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)).