Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter II. Technology Services Support.


§ 1–1431. Definitions.

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

(1) Repealed.

(2) Repealed.

(3) “Costs” includes obligations incurred before September 18, 2007.

(4) “DC-NET program” means a program conducted by the Office of the Chief Technology Officer to implement and manage a state-of-the-art, fiber-optic network owned by the District government.

(5) Repealed.

(6) Repealed.


(Sept. 18, 2007, D.C. Law 17-20, § 1002, 54 DCR 7052; Dec. 24, 2013, D.C. Law 20-61, § 1042(a), 60 DCR 12472.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 20-61 repealed (1), (2), (5), and (6).

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 1002 of Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-74, July 25, 2007, 54 DCR 7549).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1042(a) 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 § 1042(a) 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).

Short Title

Short title: Section 1001 of D.C. Law 17-20 provided that subtitle A of title I of the act may be cited as the “Technology Services Support Act of 2007”.

Section 1041 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that Subtitle E of Title I of the act may be cited as the “Technology Services Support Amendment Act of 2013”.

Editor's Notes

Applicability of D.C. Law 20-61: Section 11001 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that, except as otherwise provided, the act shall apply as of October 1, 2013.


§ 1–1432. DC-NET Services Support Fund.

(a) There is established as a nonlapsing fund the DC-NET Services Support Fund, which shall be used solely to defray operational costs of the DC-NET program. The DC-NET Services Support Fund shall be funded by payments for telecommunications services furnished by the DC-NET program of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer from independent District government agencies, agencies of the federal government, agencies of state or local governments, nonprofit entities providing services in the District of Columbia, entities outside the District government that may engage the DC-Net program to provide telecommunications services to the District of Columbia Public Schools, District of Columbia public charter schools, the District of Columbia Public Library, any open-access public network established for the purpose of providing Internet access services to underserved residents or neighborhoods in the District, and entities designated by the Mayor as necessary to support economic development initiatives of the District government. All funds collected from these sources shall be deposited into the DC-NET Services Support Fund.

(b) All funds deposited into the DC-NET Services Support Fund, and any interest earned thereon, 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, but shall be continually available for the uses and purposes set forth in subsection (a) of this section without regard to fiscal year limitation, subject to authorization by Congress.


(Sept. 18, 2007, D.C. Law 17-20, § 1003, 54 DCR 7052; Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-223, § 1043, 57 DCR 6242; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-155, § 1032, 61 DCR 9990.)

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 18-223, in subsec. (a), substituted “independent District government agencies, agencies of the federal government, agencies of state or local governments, nonprofit entities providing health care or education services in the District of Columbia, entities outside the District government that may engage the DC-Net program to provide telecommunications services to the District of Columbia Public Schools, District of Columbia public charter schools, the District of Columbia Public Library, and any open-access public network established for the purpose of providing Internet access services to underserved residents or neighborhoods in the District” for “independent District government agencies and entities outside the District government that may engage the DC-Net program to provide telecommunications services to the District of Columbia Public Schools”.

The 2015 amendment by D.C. Law 20-155, in (a), substituted “nonprofit entities providing services” for “nonprofit entities providing health care or education services” and substituted “any open-access public network established for the purpose of providing Internet access services to underserved residents or neighborhoods in the District, and entities designated by the Mayor as necessary to support economic development initiatives of the District government” for “and any open-access public network established for the purpose of providing Internet access services to underserved residents or neighborhoods in the District.”

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 1003 of Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-74, July 25, 2007, 54 DCR 7549).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 1043 of Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-463, July 2, 2010, 57 DCR 6542).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1032 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-377, July 14, 2014, 61 DCR 7598, 20 STAT 3696).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1032 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-449, October 10, 2014, 61 DCR 10915, 20 STAT 4188).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1032 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-566, January 9, 2015, 62 DCR 884, 21 STAT 541).


§ 1–1433. Technology Infrastructure Services Support Fund.

(a) There is established as a special fund the Technology Infrastructure Services Support Fund (“Fund”), which shall be administered by the Chief Technology Officer in accordance with subsection (c) of this section.

(b) The Fund shall consist of the revenue from payments by independent District government agencies and federal agencies for services provided by the Office of the Chief Technology Officer in accordance with subsection (c) of this section.

(c) The Fund shall be used solely to defray operational costs of programs of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, other than the DC-Net program, that the Chief Technology Officer shall designate based on the use of such programs to provide services to independent agencies of the District and agencies of the federal government.

(d) All funds deposited into the Fund but not expended in a fiscal year shall revert to the unrestricted fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia.


(Sept. 18, 2007, D.C. Law 17-20, § 1004, 54 DCR 7052; Dec. 24, 2013, D.C. Law 20-61, § 1042(b), 60 DCR 12472; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-155, § 9012, 61 DCR 9990.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 20-61 rewrote the section.

The 2015 amendment by D.C. Law 20-155 rewrote (d).

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 1004 of Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-74, July 25, 2007, 54 DCR 7549).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1042(b) 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 § 1042(b) 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).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see §§ 9012 and 9029 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-377, July 14, 2014, 61 DCR 7598, 20 STAT 3696).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 9012 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-449, October 10, 2014, 61 DCR 10915, 20 STAT 4188).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 9012 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-566, January 9, 2015, 62 DCR 884, 21 STAT 541).

Short Title

Section 1041 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that Subtitle E of Title I of the act may be cited as the “Technology Services Support Amendment Act of 2013”.

Editor's Notes

Applicability of D.C. Law 20-61: Section 11001 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that, except as otherwise provided, the act shall apply as of October 1, 2013.

Applicability of D.C. Law 20-155: Section 9029 of D.C. Law 20-155 provided that the amendment by § 9012 of the act shall apply as of September 30, 2014.