D.C. Code § 1-328.11 . Definitions

LibraryDistrict of Columbia
Edition2023 Edition
CurrencyCurrent through codified legislation effective October 11, 2023
Year2023
CitationD.C. Code § 1-328.11

For the purposes of this subtitle, the term:

(1) "Candidate" shall have the same meaning as provided in section 101(6) of the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability Establishment and Comprehensive Ethics Reform Amendment Act of 2011, effective April 27, 2012 (D.C. Law 19-124; D.C. Official Code § 1-1161.01(6).

(2) "Contribution" shall have the same meaning as provided in section 101(10) of the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability Establishment and Comprehensive Ethics Reform Amendment Act of 2011, effective April 27, 2012 (D.C. Law 19-124; D.C. Official Code § 1-1161.01(10) ).

(3) "Covered recipient" means:

(A) An elected District official who is or could be involved in influencing or approving the award of a grant;

(B) A candidate for elective District office who is or could be involved in influencing or approving the award of a grant;

(C) A political committee affiliated with a District candidate or elected District official described in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of this paragraph;

(D) A constituent-service program or fund, or substantially similar entity, controlled, operated, or managed by:

(i) An elected District official who is or could be involved in influencing or approving the award of a grant; or

(ii) A person under the supervision, direction, or control of an elected District official who is or could be involved in influencing or approving the award of a grant;

(E) A political party; or

(F) An entity or organization:

(i) That a candidate or elected District official described in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of this paragraph, or a member of his or her immediate family, controls; or

(ii) In which a candidate or elected District official described in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of this paragraph has an ownership interest of 10 % or more.

(4) "Election" shall have the same meaning as provided in section 101(15) of the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability Establishment and Comprehensive Ethics Reform Amendment Act of 2011, effective April 27, 2012 (D.C. Law 19-124; D.C. Official Code § 1-1161.01(15) ).

(5) "Grant" means financial assistance to a person to support or stimulate the accomplishment of a public purpose as defined by the law that authorizes the grant; provided, that the organization, not the District, defines the specific services, the service levels, and the program approach for carrying out the grant.

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