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To amend, on a temporary basis, the District of Columbia Revenue Act of
1937 and the District of Columbia Traffic Act, 1925 to allow individuals who have
outstanding but outdated unpaid fines, fees, or taxes for their motor vehicles to register
their vehicles and renew their
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Motor Vehicle Registration and Operator's Permit Issuance Enhancement Temporary Amendment Act of 2002" .
Sec. 2. Section 2 of the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, approved August 17, 1937 (50 Stat. 680; D.C. Official Code § 50-1501.02), is amended as follows:
(a) Subsection (c) (2) is amended by striking the phrase "Has paid all applicable fines" and inserting the phrase "Except as provided by subsection (c-1) of this section, has paid all applicable fines" in its place.
(b) A new subsection (c-1) is added to read as follows:
Sec. 3. Section 7(a) of the District of Columbia Traffic Act, 1925, approved March 3, 1925 (43 Stat. 1121; D.C. Official Code § 50-1401.01(a)), is amended by adding a new paragraph (IA) to read as follows:
Sec. 5. (a) 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.
(b) This act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.
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