To amend the Child Development Facilities Regulation Act of 1998 to allow the Council to review child development facilities regulations.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Child Development Facilities Regulations Amendment Act of 2017".
Amend § 7-2036
Sec. 2. Section 7(a) of the Child Development Facilities Regulation Act of 1998, effective April 13, 1999 (D.C. Law 12-215; D.C. Official Code § 7-2036(a)), is amended as follows:
(a) The lead-in language is designated as subsection (a)(1).
(b) Paragraph (1) is redesignated as subparagraph (A).
(c) Paragraph (2) is redesignated as subparagraph (B).
(d) Paragraph (3) is redesignated as subparagraph (C).
(e) Paragraph (4) is redesignated as subparagraph (D).
(f) A new paragraph (2) is added to read as follows:
"(2) The rules required to be promulgated pursuant to this section shall be submitted to the Council for a 30-day period of review, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, legal holidays, and days of Council recess. If the Council does not approve or disapprove the proposed rules, by resolution, within this 30-day review period, the proposed rules shall be deemed approved.".
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 4. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.