(a)(1) The District of Columbia State Athletic Association shall be established as an office under the direction and control of the Commission.
(2)(A) By October 1, 2018, but not before the first meeting of the Commission, the Mayor shall transfer to the DCSAA within the Commission such positions, personnel, property, records, and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds available or assigned to the District of Columbia State Athletic Association or the State Athletic Office within OSSE, at which time such subordinate offices within OSSE shall be abolished.
(B) Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed as obligating the Commission or the DCSAA to employ personnel transferred pursuant to this paragraph for any period of time.
(3) All rules, orders, obligations, determinations, grants, contracts, licenses, and agreements of the OSSE relating to functions transferred to the DCSAA pursuant to this section shall remain in effect according to their terms until lawfully amended, repealed, or modified.
(b)(1) The Executive Director of the Commission shall serve as Director of the DCSAA.
(2) Subject to the direction and supervision of the Commission, the Director of the DCSAA shall:
(A) Manage the budget and operations of the DCSAA in a manner that reflects DCSAA's mission;
(B) Provide administrative support to the Commission;
(C) Be the personnel authority for DCSAA employees;
(D) Employ a General Counsel, who shall serve as chief legal advisor to the DCSAA, and such other subordinate staff consistent with the needs and budget of the DCSAA; and
(E) Regularly report on the DCSAA's activities to the Commission.
(3) The Executive Director of the Commission shall not serve as a voting or ex-officio member of the Commission or on an athletic appeals panel.
Applicability of D.C. Law 21-263: § 301 of D.C. Law 21-263 provided that the creation of this section by § 107 of D.C. Law 21-263 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.