• Current through October 23, 2012

The Board of Education is authorized to receive any donations or contributions that may be made for the benefit of the public schools of the District of Columbia, and to apply the same in such manner as in their opinion shall be best calculated to effect the object of the donors; the Board of Education to account for all funds so received.

(R.S., D.C., § 283; June 20, 1906, 34 Stat. 316, ch. 3446, § 2; Oct. 30, 1975, D.C. Law 1-26, § 3, 22 DCR 2467.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 31-2207.

1973 Ed., § 31-1109.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 1-26 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-52, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Criminal Law. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on July 1, 1975, and July 15, 1975, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 4, 1975, it was assigned Act No. 1-38 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.