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Councilmember Vincent Orange
Councilmember David Catania
Councilmember Harold Brazil
A BILL IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIACouncilmember Carol Schwartz introduced the following bill, which was referred to the Committee on Finance and Revenue.
To amend Title 47 of the District of Columbia Code to eliminate sales tax on shoe, articles of clothing or clothing accessories costing $100 or less per item.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Sales Tax Reduction Amendment Act of 2001."
Sec. 2. Section 47-2002 of the District of Columbia Code is amended by inserting a new subsection (4) to read as follows:
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the Committee Report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602(c)(3) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Code § 1-233(c)(3).Sec. 6. 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), approval by the Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority as provided in section 203(a) of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act of 1995, approved April 17, 1995 (109 Stat. 116; D.C. Official Code § 47-392.03(a)), 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.
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