D.C. Act 22-427. Targeted Historic Preservation Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 2018.
To amend, on an emergency basis, the Historic Landmark and Historic District Protection Act of 1978 to provide that grants available to assist homeowners with the rehabilitation of historic property under the Targeted Homeowner Grant Program may be used to rehabilitate a structure that contributes to the character of the Emerald Street Historic District, bounded by F Street, N.E, 13th Street, N.E., E Street, N.E., and 14th Street, N.E., in Ward 6; the Kingman Park Historic District, bounded by East Capitol Street, N.E., 19th Street, N.E., Maryland Avenue, N.E., M Street, N.E., and the Anacostia River, in Ward 7; and the Wardman Flats Historic Landmark, located within Square 519, bounded by 3rd Street, N.W., R Street, N.W., 4th Street, N.W., and Florida Avenue N.W., in Ward 5.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Targeted Historic Preservation Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 2018".
Sec. 2. Section 11b(b) of the Historic Landmark and Historic District Protection Act of 1978, effective March 2, 2007 (D.C. Law 16-189; D.C. Official Code § 6-1110.02(b)), is amended as follows:
(a) The lead-in language is amended by striking the phrase "one of the following historic districts" and inserting the phrase "one of the following historic districts or historic landmarks" in its place.
(b) Paragraph (11) is amended by striking the phrase "; or" and inserting a semicolon in its place.
(c) Paragraph (12) is amended by striking the period and inserting a semicolon in its place.
(d) New paragraphs (13), (14), and (15) are added to read as follows:
"(13) Emerald Street Historic District;
"(14) Kingman Park Historic District; or
"(15) Wardman Flats Historic Landmark.".
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report for the Targeted Historic Preservation Assistance Amendment Act of 2018, passed on 1st reading on July 10, 2018 (Engrossed version of Bill 22-434), 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)).