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2 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau Chairman Phil Mendelson
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8 A BILL
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14 IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
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19 To amend, on an temporary basis, the Historic Landmark and Historic District Protection Act of
20 1978 to make certain multifamily residential structures eligible for historic homeowner
21 grants.
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23 BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this
24 act may be cited as the Targeted Historic Preservation Assistance Temporary Amendment Act
25 of 2021.
26 Sec. 2. Section 11b the Historic Landmark and Historic District Protection Act of 1978,
27 effective March 2, 2007 (D.C. Law 16-189; D.C. Official Code 6-1110.02), is amended as
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29 (a) A new subsection (g-1) is added to read as follows:
30 (g-1)(1) A grant may be made to a qualified taxpayer under subsection (e)(1) who owns
31 a unit in a multifamily common interest community, as defined in section 2232(3) of the
32 Common Interest Community Repairs Amendment Act of 2018, effective October 30, 2018
33 (D.C. Law 22-168, D.C. Official Code 42-2071(3)), located in Square 2594, for the cost of
34 rehabilitation by the common interest community attributable to the taxpayer.
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35 (2) The Mayor shall ensure that all funds granted to a taxpayer who owns a unit
36 in a common interest community are used to pay for the approved rehabilitation work.
37 (3) If the grant is to be used for the cost of rehabilitation to common elements, as
38 defined in section 2232(2) of the Common Interest Community Repairs Amendment Act of
39 2018, effective October 30, 2018 (D.C. Law 22-168, D.C. Official Code 42-2071(2)), the
40 preservation covenant required under subsection (i) must be entered into by the unit owners
41 association or, if applicable, the master association.
42 Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
43 The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact
44 statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved
45 October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code 1-301.47a).
46 Sec. 4. Effective date.
47 q(a) This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the
48 Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 60-day period of congressional review as
49 provided in section 602(c)(2) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December
50 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code 1-206.02(c)(2)), and publication in the District of
51 Columbia Register.
52 (b) This act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.
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