Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–1162.10. Ethics Fund.

(a) There is established as a special fund the Ethics Fund ("Fund"), which shall be administered by the Board in accordance with this section.

(b) Revenue from all fines collected under § 1-1162.21 and part E of this subchapter shall be deposited into the Fund.

(c) Money in the Fund shall be used for the operations and personnel of the Office of Government Ethics.

(d)(1) The money deposited into the Fund shall not revert to the unrestricted fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia at the end of a fiscal year, or at any other time.

(2) Subject to authorization in an approved budget and financial plan, any funds appropriated in the Fund shall be continually available without regard to fiscal year limitation.


(Apr. 27, 2012, D.C. Law 19-124, § 210, 59 DCR 1862; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 1083(k), 65 DCR 9388.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1083(k) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1083(k) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).