To amend, on an emergency basis, the Commission on the Arts and Humanities Act to establish the duration of specified terms for members of the commission for the purpose of maintaining the staggered expiration of terms required by the act.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Commission on the Arts and Humanities Emergency Amendment Act of 2017".
Note § 39-203
Sec. 2. Section 4(b) of the Commission on the Arts and Humanities Act, effective October 21, 1975 (D.C. Law 1-22; D.C. Official Code § 39-203(b)), is amended to read as follows:
"(b)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection and subsection (c) of this section, members of the Commission shall be appointed to 3-year terms that shall commence on July 1st in the year of appointment and expire on June 30th of the 3rd year. Terms shall be staggered so that 6 terms expire each year on June 30th. Members may be reappointed.
"(2) The term subsequent to the term being served pursuant to:
"(A) Council resolution 20-668 shall begin on July 1, 2017, and expire on June 30, 2018;
"(B) Council resolution 21-51 shall begin on July 1, 2017, and expire on June 30, 2018;
"(C) Council resolution 20-673 shall begin on July 1, 2017, and expire on June 30, 2018;
"(D) Council resolution 20-669 shall begin on July 1, 2017, and expire on June 30, 2019; and
"(E) Council resolution 20-671 shall begin on July 1, 2017, and expire on June 30, 2019.".
Sec. 3. Applicability.
This act shall apply as of July 10, 2017.
Sec. 4. 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. 5. 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)).