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PUBLIC LAW 102-102—AUG. 17, 1991 105 STAT. 495 Public Law 102-102 102d Congress An Act To amend the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act to establish a predictable and equitable method for determining the amount of the annual Federal pas^nent to the District of Columbia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; PURPOSE. (a) SHORT TITLE. —T h is Act may be cited as the "District of Columbia Budgetary Efficiency Act of 1991". (b) PURPOSE.—It is the purpose of this Act to assist the District of Columbia in compensating for revenue shortages resulting from the unreimbursed services provided by the District to the Federal Government and the significant deficiencies in the District's tax base resulting from federally imposed limitations on the District's ability to raise revenue, including (but not limited to)— (1) the exemption from taxation of property owned by the Federal Government or by any foreign government which uses such property for diplomatic purposes; (2) the statutory prohibition on taxation of income earned in the District by any individual who is not a resident of the District; and (3) limitations on the height of buildings located in the District. SEC. 2. ANNUAL FEDERAL PAYMENT TO DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (a) AMOUNT. —The first sentence of section 502(a) of the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act (sec. 47-3405(a), D.C. Code) is amended by striking "$386,000,000" and all that follows and inserting the following: "$386,000,000; for each of the fiscal years ending September 30, 1985, September 30, 1986, September 30, 1987, and September 30, 1988, the sum of $474,500,000; for each of the fiscal years ending September 30, 1989, and September 30, 1990, the sum of $494,500,000; for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1991, the sum of $596,500,000; and for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1992, the sum of $630,000,000. ". (b) FORMULA.— Title V of such Act is amended by adding at the end the following new section: Aug. 17, 1991 [H.R. 2123] District of Columbia Budgetary Efficiency Act of 1991. FEDERAL PAYMENT FORMULA "SEC. 503. (a) There is authorized to be appropriated as the annual Federal payment to the District of Columbia an amount equal to 24 percent of the following local revenues: "(1) For the Federal payment for fiscal year 1993, the local revenues for fiscal year 1991. "(2) For the Federal payment for fiscal year 1994, the local revenues for fiscal year 1992. Appropriation authorization.