(a) There is established within the General Fund of the District of Columbia a special fund known as the Delinquent Debt Fund ("Fund"), which shall be administered by the Central Collection Unit in accordance with subsections (c) and (d) of this section.
(b) Revenue from the following sources shall be deposited in the Fund:
(1) Funds allocated to the Central Collection Unit through the District's annual Budget and Financial Plan;
(3) All fees authorized by § 1-350.03.
(c) Money in the Fund shall be used to conduct the authorized activities of the Central Collection Unit.
(d) After all operational and administrative expenses of the Central Collection Unit have been paid, as certified by the Chief Financial Officer in the year-end close, the lesser of $2.5 million or the remaining cash balance in the Fund, in excess of the amount certified as local funds in the most recent revenue estimate of the Chief Financial Officer, shall be transferred from the Fund to the Arts and Humanities Fund, established by § 39-205.01; provided, that any cash balance remaining in the Fund after the transfer to the Arts and Humanities Fund shall revert to the unrestricted balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia.
(Sept. 20, 2012, D.C. Law 19-168, § 1045, 59 DCR 8025; Dec. 24, 2013, D.C. Law 20-61, § 7032(c), 60 DCR 12472; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 7132, 65 DCR 9388; Sept. 11, 2019, D.C. Law 23-16, §§ 2203(a), 4012(b), 66 DCR 8621.)
This section is referenced in § 1-350.01.
Effect of Amendments
For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 7032(c) of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-130, July 30, 2013, 60 DCR 11384, 20 DCSTAT 1827).
For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 7032(c) of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-204, October 17, 2013, 60 DCR 15341, 20 DCSTAT 2311).
Section 7031 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that Subtitle C of Title VII of the act may be cited as the “Delinquent Debt Recovery Amendment Act of 2013”.