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[82 STAT. 1168]
[82 STAT. 1168]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

1168 Exemptions.

56 Stat. 1089. Trust fund account.

Structure

78 Stat. 600. Regulations.

Penalty.

Prosecution. Notice of violation.

PUBLIC LAW 90-598-OCT. 17, 1968

[82 STAT.

in airspace, shall be its fair market value. No tax or assessment shall be levied with respect to airspace or structures in airspace— (1) occupied exclusively by the Federal Government or the District government, or (2) occupied and used by one or more organizations which, under section 1 of the Act entitled "An Act to define the real property exemption from taxation in the District of Columbia", approved after December 24, 1942 (D.C. Code, sec. 47-801a), are exempt from real property taxation. SEC. 9. (a) Except as provided by subsection (b), all collections, including rents and fees, received by the District under this Act shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States in a trust fund, from which may be paid, in the same manner as is provided by law for other expenditures of the District, such expenditures as are necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act, including necessary expenses connected with the operation, maintenance, and disposition of property coming into the possession of the District by reason of a default under a lease entered into under this Act. The unobligated balance in such trust fund in excess of $100,000 as of the end of any fiscal year shall be deposited in the Treasury to the credit of such special funds or the general fund of the District in such proportions as the Commissioner may determine. (b) Taxes (including payments in lieu of taxes), special assessments, and sanitary sewer and water service charges shall be deposited directly to the respective funds to which such revenues are normally deposited. SEC. 10. If, upon the expiration or termination of a lease of airspace under this Act— (1) the Commissioner determines that any structure constructed or erected in such airspace should be removed or such airspace should be restored to its condition prior to the construction or erection of such structure, and (2) the lessee or his successor in interest, upon the request of the Commissioner, fails, after a reasonable time, to remove such structure or to restore such airspace to its condition prior to the construction or erection of such structure, the Commissioner may remove such structure and restore such airspace. The cost of such removal and restoration shall be assessed sigainst the abutting properties as a tax. Such ta,x shall be collected in the manner prescribed by section 6 of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to remove dangerous or unsafe buildings and parts thereof, and for other purposes", approved March 1, 1899 (D.C- Code, sec.5-506), for the collection of amounts assessed as a tax under that Act. SEC. 11. (a) The District of Columbia Council shall, after public hearing, promulgate such regulations as may be necessary to carry out this Act. (b) Any regulations promulgated under this Act may provide for the imjK>sition of a fine of not more than $800, or imprisonment of not more than ninety days, or both, for any violation of such regulations. Prosecution for violations of such regulations shall be conducted in the name of the District by the Corporation Counsel. (c) The Commissioner shall— (1) give any person violating a regulation promulgated under this Act notice of such violation, and