Code of the District of Columbia

§ 8–231.09a. Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund.

(a) There is established as a special fund the Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund ("Fund"), which shall be administered by the Department of Energy and Environment in accordance with subsection (c) of this section.

(b) All fees, fines, and penalties received from compliance with and enforcement of this subchapter, and all interest earned on those monies, shall be deposited into the Fund.

(c) Money in the Fund shall be used to pay for the costs of implementing this subchapter and may be used to provide low-income residents of the District with assistance to comply with the requirements of § 8-231.03, in accordance with rules issued by the Mayor.

(d)(1) The money deposited into the Fund but not expended in a fiscal year shall not revert to the unassigned 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.


(Mar. 31, 2009, D.C. Law 17-381, § 10a; as added Dec. 3, 2020, D.C. Law 23-149, § 6042, 67 DCR 10493.)