Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–361.04a. Vendor portal.

(a) The Mayor shall establish and maintain on the Internet a publicly accessible website containing a portal which shall, at a minimum:

(1) Show payments made by the District of Columbia government to contractors, searchable by purchase order number, invoice number, check number, voucher number, or any combination of the aforementioned necessary to identify a particular payment; and

(2) Allow for electronic submission of invoices to the District by a contractor.

(b) The website may require registration to view payments to contractors shown pursuant to subsection (a)(1) of this section, but such registration shall not require the viewer to supply any identifying information except for the viewer's name, email address, and password.

(c) This section shall apply to payments made by, and invoices submitted to, any agency that manages financial transactions through systems maintained by the Chief Financial Officer.


(Apr. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-371, § 1104a; as added July 3, 2018, D.C. Law 22-121, § 3(c), 65 DCR 5083.)

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-121: § 7148 of D.C. Law 23-16 repealed § 4 of D.C. Law 22-121. Therefore the amendment of this section by D.C. Law 22-121 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-121: § 4 of D.C. Law 22-121 provided that the addition of subsection (a)(2) of this section by § 3(c) of D.C. Law 22-121 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) repeal of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-121, see § 7148 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-121, see § 7148 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).