MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE AGENCIES - RULES OF THE OFFICE OF DOCUMENTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUANCES - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA MUNICIPAL REGULATIONS: PUBLICATION POLICY


Published: 2014-10-24

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312 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA MUNICIPAL REGULATIONS: PUBLICATION POLICY

312.1 The incorporation of existing and future documents in the official compilation of the District of Columbia rules and regulations, the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations, shall be governed by the publication policy set forth in this section.

312.2 The District of Columbia Municipal Regulations shall include every regulation enacted by the District of Columbia Council. These documents are generally known as “Council Regulations.”

312.3 The District of Columbia Municipal Regulations shall include every act of the elected District of Columbia Council which specifically amends or modifies an existing Council Regulation; which is designated by its provisions as a regulation or amendment to the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations; or which has not been codified or scheduled to be codified in the District of Columbia Code. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to emergency or budget acts of the District of Columbia Council.

312.4 The District of Columbia Municipal Regulations shall include every document of general applicability and legal effect that is designated for publication in the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations by resolution of the District of Columbia Council.

312.5 The District of Columbia Municipal Regulations shall include every rule, regulation, or document having general applicability and legal effect which was lawfully adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia; the Commissioner of the District of Columbia; or an authorized agency, board, commission, or official of the District of Columbia prior to the effective date of the District of Columbia Administrative Procedure Act (D.C. Official Code §§ 2-501 et seq. (2012 Repl.)).

312.6 The District of Columbia Municipal Regulations shall include every rule, regulation, or document having general applicability and legal effect promulgated by the Mayor, Commissioner, or any authorized agency, board, commission, or official of the District of Columbia since October 2, 1969, which has been properly adopted and published in accordance with the provisions of §§ 6 and 7 of the District of Columbia Administrative Procedure Act.

312.7 All rules, regulations, and documents of general applicability and legal effect incorporated in the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations shall reflect all amendments, deletions, and other modifications that have been duly enacted or adopted by the following:

(a) The District of Columbia Council;

(b) The Mayor; or

(c) Any authorized agency, board, commission, or official of the District of Columbia.

SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 28 DCR 4091 (September 18, 1981); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 56 DCR 271 (January 9, 2009); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 61 DCR 11166 (October 24, 2014).