D.C. Act 22-393. Community Violence Intervention Fund Emergency Amendment Act of 2018.
To amend the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Amendment Act of 2016 to require the Mayor to encourage the use of donations to leverage local funds appropriated to fund community violence interruption and prevention and expanded mental health responses to incidents of violence.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Community Violence Intervention Fund Emergency Amendment Act of 2018".
Sec. 2. Section 103 of the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Amendment Act of 2016, effective June 30, 2016 (D.C. Law 21-125; D.C. Official Code § 7-2413), is amended as follows:
(a) Subsection (c) is amended as follows:
(1) Paragraph (2) is amended by striking the phrase "; and" and inserting a semicolon in its place.
(2) Paragraph (3) is amended by striking the period at the end and inserting the phrase "; and" in its place.
(3) A new paragraph (4) is added to read as follows:
"(4) Providing critical mental health services in response to shootings and homicides.".
(b) A new subsection (e) is added to read as follows:
"(e)(1) The Mayor shall make best efforts to encourage donations by public and private entities to be deposited in the Fund pursuant to subsection (b)(3) of this section in an amount that exceeds the funds appropriated by the District pursuant to subsection (b)(1) of this section.
"(2) In making best efforts pursuant to paragraph (1) of this subsection, the Mayor shall engage in outreach to no fewer than 10 public or private entities in each fiscal year.".
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director 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), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).