D.C. Act 21-153. Fiscal Year 2015 and Fiscal Year 2016 Revised Budget Request Adjustment Emergency Act of 2015.

D.C. Act 21-153. Fiscal Year 2015 and Fiscal Year 2016 Revised Budget Request Adjustment Emergency Act of 2015.

AN ACT

To adjust, on an emergency basis, certain allocations requested in the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Act of 2014 pursuant to the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009; to authorize that available Fiscal Year 2015 funds be retained as fund balance and carried over into Fiscal Year 2016; and to adjust certain allocations requested in the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request Act of 2015 pursuant to the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Fiscal Year 2015 and Fiscal Year 2016 Revised Budget Request Adjustment Emergency Act of 2015".

Sec. 2. Pursuant to section 817 of the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009, approved March 13, 2009 (123 Stat. 699; D.C. Official Code § 47-369.02), the Fiscal Year 2015 budgets for the following agencies shall be adjusted by the following amounts:

TITLE II. – DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FUNDS – SUMMARY OF EXPENSES

$57,612,000 is added from local funds; to be allocated as follows:

Financing and Other

The appropriation for Financing and Other is increased by $57,612,000 in local funds; to be allocated as follows:

(1) Emergency and Contingency Reserve Funds. - $57,612,000 is added to be available in local funds.

Note § 47-369.02

Sec. 3. In accordance with Title II – Summary of Expenses of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Act of 2014 allowing General Funds to be increased by proceeds from one-time transactions, the Council authorizes budget authority to expend $17,700,000 of unallocated, one-time funds received by the Office of Tax and Revenue related to the settlement payment in the District of Columbia v. Expedia, Inc., et al. (Nos. 14-CV-308, 14-CV-309) case. These funds shall be spent in accordance with section 5.

Sec. 4. Remaining Fiscal Year 2015 unexpended revenue of $28,287,881 shall be carried over into Fiscal Year 2016 as fund balance.

This revenue shall be spent in accordance with section 5.

Sec. 5. Pursuant to section 817 of the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009, approved March 13, 2009 (123 Stat. 699; D.C. Official Code § 47-369.02), the Fiscal Year 2016 budgets for the following agencies shall be adjusted by the following amounts:

TITLE II. – DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FUNDS – SUMMARY OF EXPENSES

$28,288,000 is added from local funds; and $5,000,000 is increased in enterprise and other funds; to be allocated as follows:

Economic Development and Regulation

The appropriation for Economic Development and Regulation is increased by $4,492,000 in local funds; to be allocated as follows:

(1) Department of Employment Services. - $4,492,000 is added to be available from local funds.

Public Safety and Justice

The appropriation for Public Safety and Justice is increased by $14,214,000 in local funds; to be allocated as follows:

(1) Metropolitan Police Department. - $5,864,000 is added to be available from local funds;

(2) Department of Forensic Sciences. - $8,024,000 is added to be available from local funds; and

(3) Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. - $326,000 is added to be available from local funds.

Human Support Services

The appropriation for Human Support Services is increased by $3,776,000 in local funds; to be allocated as follows:

(1) Department of Parks and Recreation. - $2,526,000 is added to be available from local funds; and

(2) Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation. - $1,250,000 is added to be available from local funds.

Public Works

The appropriation for Public Works is increased by $806,000 in local funds; to be allocated as follows:

(1) Department of Public Works. - $806,000 is added to be available from local funds.

Financing and Other

The appropriation for Financing and Other is increased by $5,000,000 in local funds; to be allocated as follows:

(1) Convention Center Transfer – Dedicated Taxes. - $5,000,000 is added to be available from local funds.

Enterprise and Other Funds

The appropriation for Enterprise and Other Funds is increased by $5,000,000 in local funds; to be allocated as follows:

(1) Washington Convention and Sports Authority. - $5,000,000 is added to be available from local funds.

Sec. 6. Metropolitan Police Department body-worn cameras funded by any funds made available in Fiscal Year 2016 shall not be worn until rules are approved by the Council pursuant to section 3003 of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Support Act of 2015, enacted on August 11, 2015 (D.C. Act 21-148; 62 DCR 10905), or by an act of the Council.

Sec. 7. Funds to incentivize a neighborhood camera initiative to encourage businesses, property owners, and churches to install security cameras made available in Fiscal Year 2016 shall not be issued until parameters governing the initiative are approved by an act of the Council.

Sec. 8. Program evaluation.

The Office of Performance Management within the Office of the City Administrator shall conduct, in consultation with the Department of Employment Services, a rigorous, high-quality evaluation of both the Career Connection Program and the LEAP Academy. The Office of Performance Management shall issue a report to the Council detailing the study design for this evaluation by October 9, 2015. The report shall include plans for continuous monitoring and oversight of program activities, a list of outcome metrics to be collected, how the data will be collected, how existing administrative data from across the government will be incorporated, and how the evaluation will be built into the startup of the program.

Sec. 9. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Chief Financial Officer as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602(c)(3) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(3)).

Sec. 10. Effective date.

This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).