Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–3531.04. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) “Chief” means Chief Tenant Advocate established by § 42-3531.06.

(1A) "Closure order" means any order by a District agency requiring relocation of tenants.

(2) “Office” means the Office of the Tenant Advocate established by § 42-3531.05.

(2A) "Owner" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 47-802(5).

(3) Repealed.

(4) “Tenant” and “tenant organization” shall have the same meaning as in § 42-3401.03(17) and (18), and shall include any other tenant organization.


(Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 2064, 52 DCR 7503; May 2, 2015, D.C. Law 20-271, § 266(a), 62 DCR 1884; Feb. 18, 2017, D.C. Law 21-211, § 2(a), 63 DCR 15307.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2015 amendment by D.C. Law 20-271 repealed (3).

Applicability

Section 7023 of D.C. Law 22-33 repealed § 5 of D.C. Law 21-211. Therefore the changes made to this section by D.C. Law 21-211 have been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 21-211: § 5 of D.C. Law 21-211 provided that the change made to this section by § 2(a) of D.C. Law 21-211 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) repeal of § 5 of D.C. Law 21-211, see § 7023 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167, Oct. 24, 2017, 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of § 5 of D.C. Law 21-211, see § 7023 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2064 of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 266(a) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-481, Nov. 18, 2014, 61 DCR 12133, 20 STAT 4405).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 266(a) of the New Columbia Statehood Initiative, Omnibus Boards and Commissions, and Election Transition Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-7, Feb. 26, 2015, 62 DCR 2646, 21 STAT 807).