D.C. Act 21-2. Inspector General Qualifications Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015.

D.C. Act 21-2. Inspector General Qualifications Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015.

AN ACT

To amend, on an emergency basis, due to congressional review, the District of Columbia Procurement Practices Act of 1985 to align minimum qualifications for the position of Inspector General with federal standards.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Inspector General Qualifications Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015".

Note § 1-301.115a

Sec. 2. Section 208(a)(1) of the District of Columbia Procurement Practices Act of 1985,effective February 21, 1986 (D.C. Law 6-85; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.115a(a)(1)), is amended as follows:

(a) Subparagraph (D) is amended to read as follows:

"(D) The Inspector General shall be appointed:

"(i) Without regard to party affiliation;

"(ii) On the basis of integrity;

"(iii) With demonstrated supervisory and management experience; and

"(iv) With demonstrated experience and ability, in the aggregate, in law, accounting, auditing, financial management analysis, public administration, or investigations.".

(b) Subparagraph (D-i) is repealed.

Sec. 3. Applicability.

This act shall apply as of February 4, 2015.

Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report for the Inspector General Qualifications Amendment Act of 2014, enacted on January 6, 2015 (D.C. Act 20-562; 62 DCR 489), 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 § 1-206.02(c)(3)).

Sec. 5. 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)).