D.C. Act 22-645. Medical Marijuana Relocation Emergency Amendment Act of 2018.

D.C. Act 22-645. Medical Marijuana Relocation Emergency Amendment Act of 2018.

AN ACT

To amend, on an emergency basis, section 7 of the Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1999 to authorize a dispensary, cultivation center, or testing laboratory to relocate to any election ward subject to the approval of the Mayor; provided, that no more than 2 dispensaries and 6 cultivation centers may operate within an election ward.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Medical Marijuana Relocation Emergency Amendment Act of 2018".

Note § 7-1671.06

Sec. 2. Section 7(g-2) of the Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1999, effective July 27, 2010 (D.C. Law 18-210; D.C. Official Code § 7-1671.06(g-2)), is amended to read as follows:

"(g-2) A dispensary, cultivation center, or testing laboratory may be permitted to relocate to any election ward upon approval from the Mayor; provided, that no more than 2 dispensaries and 6 cultivation centers may be registered to operate within an election ward.".

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)).