Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter VI. 1983


§ 1–1506.01. Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1983

(Effective March 31, 1983)

Prepared by the Mayor and transmitted to the Council of the District of Columbia on January 3, 1983, pursuant to the provisions of Section 422 (12) of the District Charter.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS

I. Establishment There is hereby established, in the Executive Branch of the Government of the District of Columbia, under the supervision of a Director, a Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Director of the existing Department of Licenses, Investigations and Inspections, or if confirmation of said Director by the Council is still pending, the Acting Director of the existing Department of Licenses, Investigations and Inspections, shall be the Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs upon the effective date of this plan (or the Acting Director if the confirmation process is still pending), and shall serve without the necessity of a new Council confirmation process.

II. Purpose The mission of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the District of Columbia by regulation of business activities, land and building use, professional conduct and standards, rental housing and condominiums, health and social service care facilities, and the physical environment of the District of Columbia.

III. Functions

A. The functions of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs shall be:

(1) Regulation of certain professional and occupational practices by individuals designated for licensing in the District, by means of registration, examination, approval of qualification, and complaint investigation.

(2) Maintenance of a fair and equitable insurance market for citizens of the District through financial surveillance of companies, licensing, rate regulation, and complaint investigation.

(3) Protection of the public from illegal, unfair or dangerous commercial practices by means of registration and licensing of businesses and/or individuals and assuring their compliance with all applicable legal requirements.

(4) Assurance that the physical environment and structure of all buildings in the District of Columbia meet all applicable regulations and codes for preservation or the use to which the space or structure is to be put; assurance that public and private land and structures meet adequate health, safety and environmental standards.

(5) Protection of the public through the regulation of rental housing, condominium and cooperative conversions and sales, and assurance of compliance with legislated housing standards and health, safety and sanitation standards for neighborhoods.

(6) Assurance of public and private health and social services standards of safety and care for clients and consumers, by means of registration, licensing and certification of facilities and investigation of complaints.

B. The following functions are hereby transferred to the Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs:

(1) All of the functions related to the Department of Licenses, Investigations and Inspections, as established pursuant to Commissioner's Order No. 69-96, dated March 7, 1969, as amended by Mayor's Order 78-42, dated February 17, 1978, and Reorganization Order No. 1 of 1982, dated July 6, 1982.

(2) All of the functions related to the Office of Consumer Protection, established pursuant to D.C. Code, sec. 28-3902 (2001 Ed.).

(3) All of the functions related to the Rental Accommodations Office, established pursuant to D.C. Code, sec. 45-1514 (1981 Ed.).

(4) All of the functions related to the Department of Insurance, established pursuant to Reorganization Order No. 43, dated June 23, 1953, as amended.

(5) All of the functions related to the Office of Licensing and Certification, as identified in Departmental Organization Order No. 50, dated October 1, 1982, (superseding Departmental Organization Order No. 5, dated February 21, 1980) of the Department of Human Services, established pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1979, dated June 20, 1980.

(6) All of the functions related to the Housing Regulation Division of the Neighborhood Improvement Administration as identified in Departmental Order No. 76-5, dated February 20, 1970, including the functional statement related to the Housing Regulation Division attached thereto, approved February 20, 1976, as amended by Departmental Order No. 76-5A, dated January 6, 1977, Departmental Order No. 76-5B, dated January 19, 1978, Departmental Order No. 76-5C, dated August 18, 1978, and the functions of the Neighborhood Improvement Administration contained in Departmental Organization Order No. 77-25, dated October 18, 1977, without restriction, notwithstanding the provisions of Part II of said Order, other than the function of approving rehabilitation loans and grants and deferred payment loans, of the Department of Housing and Community Development, established pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1975, dated March 8, 1975.

(7) All of the functions related to condominium and cooperative conversion and sales conducted by the Department of Housing and Community Development including the functions identified in Departmental Order No. 76-5, dated February 20, 1970, and Departmental Order No. 79-5, dated March 9, 1979, of the Department of Housing and Community Development, established pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1975, dated March 8, 1975.

(8) All of the functions of the Office of Policy and Planning related to historic preservation, as identified in the functional statement dated March 24, 1976, attached to Departmental Order No. 76-13, dated April 26, 1976, of the Department of Housing and Community Development, established pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1975, dated March 8, 1975.

(9) All of the functions related to the Bureau of Environmental Health of the Office of Environmental Standards and Quality Assurance, as identified in Departmental Order No. 10-12-10, dated August 25, 1982, of the Department of Environmental Services, established pursuant to Commissioner's Order No. 71-255, dated July 27, 1971.

(10) All of the functions related to the Bureau of Community Hygiene as identified in Departmental Order No. 10-12-09 (Revised), dated July 21, 1976, of the Department of Environmental Services, established pursuant to Commissioner's Order No. 71-255, dated July 27, 1971.

(11) All of the functions related to flooding, erosion and sediment control, as identified in Mayor's Order No. 76-139, dated July 23, 1976, as amended by Mayor's Order No. 76-220, dated November 3, 1976, and Departmental Order No. 10-12-30 (Revised), dated March 3, 1982, of the Department of Environmental Services established pursuant to Commissioner's Order No. 71-255, dated July 27, 1971.

(12) All of the functions related to partnerships and corporations of the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, identified in Paragraphs B, D, E, and G of Part I and, Paragraphs C and D of Part IV of Organization Order No. 101 - Replacement, Commissioners' Order 63-197, dated January 24, 1963, as amended.

IV. Transfers All positions, property, records, and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds available or to be made available relating to the duties and functions assigned herein, are hereby transferred to the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.

V. Organization The Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs is authorized to organize the personnel and property transferred herein within any organizational unit of the Department as the Director deems appropriate.

VI. Abolishment The following agencies of the District of Columbia government are hereby abolished:

The Department of Licenses, Investigations and Inspections

The Rental Accommodations Office

The Department of Insurance

The Office of Consumer Protection

VII. Effective Date This Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1983 shall become effective in accordance with Section 422 (12) of Public Law 93-198, or on a date thereafter to be designated pursuant to executive order of the Mayor.


Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., Title 1, Chapter 15, Subchapter VI, Part A.


§ 1–1506.02. Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1983

(Effective March 31, 1983)

CONSOLIDATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION PROCESS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

I. Purpose The purpose of the reorganization is to consolidate the motor vehicle registration process, exclusive of cash collections, within the Department of Transportation.

II. Functions 1) Those duties and functions of the Recorder of Deeds of the District of Columbia relating to the recordation of liens on motor vehicles and trailers, pursuant to "An Act to provide for the recording and releasing of liens by entries on certificates of titles for motor vehicles and trailers," as amended (D.C. Code, sec. 50-1201 et seq., 2001 Ed.), exclusive of the collection of fees for the same, delegated pursuant to paragraph A of Part IV of Organization Order No. 101 - Replacement, Commissioners' Order No. 63-197, dated January 24, 1963, as amended, are hereby transferred to the Department of Transportation.

2) The duties and functions of the Recorder of Deeds of the District of Columbia relating to the collection of fees for the recordation of liens on motor vehicles and trailers, delegated pursuant to paragraph A of Part IV of Organization Order No. 101; Replacement, Commissioners' Order No. 63-197, dated January 24, 1963, as amended, are hereby transferred to the Office of the D.C. Treasurer.

3) The duties and functions of the Department of Finance and Revenue relating to the solicitation of information from every applicant for a certificate of title, the determination of the fair market value of a motor vehicle or trailer, and the imposition of an excise tax for the issuance of every original certificate of title for a motor vehicle or trailer, pursuant to the District of Columbia Traffic Act, 1925, (D.C. Code, sec. 50-2201.03(j)(1) and (2), 2001 Ed.), delegated pursuant to Commissioners' Order No. 69-96, dated March 7, 1969, as amended, are hereby transferred to the Department of Transportation.

III. Transfers All positions, personnel, property, records, and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds available or to be made available relating to the duties and functions in parts II(1) and (3) above are hereby transferred to the Department of Transportation. Those relating to part II(2) above are hereby transferred to the Office of the D.C. Treasurer.

IV. Organization The Director of the Department of Transportation is authorized to organize the personnel and property transferred herein within any organizational unit of the Department as the Director deems appropriate.

V. Effective Date The provisions of this Plan shall become effective pursuant to the requirement of Section 422(12) of Public Law 93-198, or on a date thereafter to be designated pursuant to an Executive Order of the Mayor.


Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., Title 1, Chapter 15, Subchapter VI, Part B.


§ 1–1506.03. Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1983

(Effective March 31, 1983)

Prepared by the Mayor and transmitted to the Council of the District of Columbia on January 3, 1983, pursuant to the provisions of Section 422(12) of the District Charter.

I. Establishment There is hereby established in the District of Columbia Department of Finance and Revenue, under the supervision and the control of the Director thereof, a Recorder of Deeds Division. The Recorder of Deeds Division hereby established, and the functions and personnel assigned thereto shall constitute an organizational unit of the Department of Finance and Revenue.

II. Purpose The Recorder of Deeds Division is established in the Department of Finance and Revenue, under the supervision and control of the Director, for the purpose of centralization and automation of functions in order to streamline District government operations.

III. Transfer of Functions The following powers, duties, and functions are hereby transferred to the Director of the Department of Finance and Revenue, who is authorized to redelegate such powers, duties and functions as he/she may deem necessary.

1. Those duties and functions of the Recorder of Deeds set forth in paragraphs A, B, E, F, G, H, I and J of Part IV of Organization Order No. 101 - Replacement, Commissioners' Order No. 63-197, January 24, 1963, as amended; except, those functions specified in paragraph A relating to motor vehicle liens and those specified in paragraphs C and D thereof. The functions thus transferred shall include the following:

(A) Serve as an office of record for the recording, filing and handling of all public records in the form of deeds, deeds of trust, chattel mortgages, contracts and other instruments in writing (other than motor vehicle liens) affecting a right, title or interest in real and personal property in the District of Columbia.

(B) Maintain an index to real property in the District of Columbia through which the recorded history of ownership of such property is made available to the public.

(C) File, without charge, service discharge papers for veterans of the armed forces.

(D) Recommend to the Mayor and draft new laws, regulations and amendments to existing laws and regulations and recommend increases and decreases in fees pertaining to the functions of the Division.

(E) Provide photostatic certified copies of legal documents of record for use in various Courts of law in the District of Columbia, and the several States, and foreign countries.

(F) Collect all fees, license taxes, penalties and other charges as prescribed in or under the authority of the applicable legislation, except the collection of fees for the recordation of motor vehicle liens, and deposit same with the D.C. Treasurer.

(G) Serve as an office of record for the receipt, filing, indexing, mailing and handling of notice of foreclosure sale received pursuant to Public Law 90-566 (October 12, 1968, 82 Stat. 1002, D.C. Code Section 45-715 [42-815.01]).

2. Those powers, duties, and functions of the Recorder of Deeds, acting as agent of the Mayor, in accordance with the Real Estate Deed Recordation Tax Act as amended (March 2, 1962, 76 Stat. 11, Pub. L. 87-408, Title III, D.C. Code 45-921 [42-1101] et seq.), pursuant to paragraph C of Part I of Organization Order No. 101 - Replacement, as corrected and amended by Commissioners' Order No. 63-703, March 3, 1963. The functions thus transferred shall include the following:

(A) Receive and examine all returns required to be filed with any deed submitted for recordation.

(B) Maintain such staff, records, and accounts as may be required or necessary in connection with the recordation of deeds and the receiving and accounting for taxes applicable to such deeds.

(C) Receive all taxes applicable to deeds presented and accepted for recordation.

(D) Reject for recordation, when applicable, any deed for which a return is required to be filed if such deed is not accompanied by a return in proper form, executed by all the parties to the deed.

(E) Reject for recordation, when applicable, any deed for which a tax is required to be paid, if the full amount of the applicable tax is not tendered with the deed.

(F) Check returns for arithmetical accuracy in the computation of the amount of tax due. Where an arithmetical computation, as made on a return, is erroneous, the Director may, in his discretion, recompute the tax and, upon payment of the tax as recomputed, accept for recordation the deed to which the return applies, noting on the return the action taken.

(G) Account for and transmit to the D.C. Treasurer all taxes collected upon recordation of deeds.

(H) Administer oaths and affirmations to parties to deeds when required in connection with a return or other document presented to him/her for purposes of recordation of a deed.

3. All of the functions as agent of the Mayor, described in section 13 of the Act approved July 5, 1962 (Pub. L. 87-523; 76 Stat. 135) delegated pursuant to paragraph F of Part I of Organization Order No. 101 - Replacement, Commissioners' Order No. 63-197, January 24, 1963, as amended.

4. Such other functions not specified herein, which have been delegated to or vested in the Recorder of Deeds as of the effective date of this plan.

IV. Organization The Director of the Department of Finance and Revenue in the performance of the powers, duties, and functions herein assigned shall have the power to establish such organizational components as are warranted within the Recorder of Deeds Division herein established and to realign and place such components or parts thereof within any organizational division of the Department as he/she may deem appropriate in the interest of efficiency and good administration.

V. Transfer of Funds and Other Resources All positions, including the positions of the D.C. Recorder of Deeds, and Deputies thereof, property, records, and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations and other funds available or to be made available relating to the duties and functions assigned herein are hereby transferred to the Department of Finance and Revenue.

VI. Abolition of Existing Office The existing Office of the Recorder of Deeds is hereby abolished.

VII. Effective Date The provisions of this Plan shall become effective pursuant to the requirements of Section 422(12) of Public Law 93-198, or on a date thereafter to be designated pursuant to an executive order of the Mayor.


Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., Title 1, Chapter 15, Subchapter VI, Part C.


§ 1–1506.04. Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1983

(Effective March 1, 1984)

Prepared by the Mayor and transmitted to the Council of the District of Columbia on December 1, 1983, pursuant to the provisions of Section 422(12) of the District Charter.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

I. Establishment There is hereby established, in the Executive Branch of the Government of the District of Columbia, under the supervision of a Director, a Department of Public Works (hereinafter Department). The Director shall have full authority over the Department and all functions and personnel assigned thereto, including the power to redelegate to other employees and officials of the Department such powers and authority as in the Director's judgment are warranted in the interest of efficiency and sound administration.

II. Purpose The mission of the Department of Public Works is to plan, provide and maintain the District's physical infrastructure. For purposes of this reorganization plan, the "District's physical infrastructure" shall mean those public physical structures, facilities and services which involve District Government functions essential to the quality of the District of Columbia's environment and transportation system and for which capital monies have been or will be expended.

III. Functions The functions to be assigned to the major organizational components of the Department shall be:

A. To develop policies and programs relating to mass transit including supporting the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (hereinafter WMATA) Board members, acting as liaison between WMATA and the District Government, administering the school transit subsidy and evaluating transit service and policy.

B. To develop policies and plans necessary to carry out the Department's mission including policy development, planning, capital programming, site acquisition, zoning review and regional liaison.

C. To ensure an adequate automated information support system to the Department's operations including systems operation; systems development; systems analysis; information equipment for telecommunications, word processing and copiers; and records management.

D. To provide basic support services for the functions required to be performed by the Department including personnel; materiel management involving procurement of general supplies and services (to the extent authorized by the Mayor), inventory, warehousing, supply and fuel distribution; and management/operations analysis.

E. To manage the finances of the Department in the areas of budget, finance, accounting, audit and control, payroll, and financial analysis.

F. To plan and provide for the maintenance of the public space in a safe, clean and healthful condition, including the maintenance and inspection of the public right-of-way and trees, coordination of the District's snow program and the ensurance of the proper and sanitary collection and disposal of refuse in an environmentally sound manner.

G. To ensure the provision, repair and maintenance of all District of Columbia non-emergency vehicles, including the control over the acquisition and inventory of same.

H. To plan, program, operate, manage, control and maintain public transportation facilities, systems and related programs to ensure the safe and efficient movement of people and goods in the District including traffic management; parking management and enforcement; vehicle and driver licensing, registration and control.

I. To the extent authorized by the Mayor, plan, manage, and contract for the design, engineering and construction of the District's infrastructure including its solid waste, water and sewer facilities, streets, bridges, and buildings.

J. To operate and maintain District facilities in proper condition through the application of standards, the control of building systems and the provision of repair and improvement services. Concurrent authority for building repairs and improvement functions is included in Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1983 permitting a future transfer of all such functions and related resources and funds to the Department of Administrative Services.

K. To provide complete water and sewer utility systems including the provision of an adequate and potable water supply; water distribution, measurement and billing; the collection and treatment of sewage; and the construction and maintenance of all related facilities on a cost recovery basis.

L. To identify financial resources to be applied to public works programs, both operating and capital, and develop a plan for allocating the resources among public works programs.

IV. Transfer of Functions A. All of the functions of the Department of Transportation as set forth in Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1975, dated July 25, 1975, shall be transferred to the Department, with the exception of the provision of the shuttle bus service established by Commissioner's Order No. 72-11, dated January 13, 1972, which shall be transferred to the Department of Administrative Services on the operational date established by the Department of Administrative Services Reorganization Plan approved by the Council.

B. The functions of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs related to the License Inspection Branch of the Business Inspection Division of the Business Regulation Administration as identified in Solid Waste Disposal Regulations 71-21, section 8-3:607 and 8-3:610, established pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1983, dated March 31, 1983, shall be transferred to the Department.

C. The functions of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs related to the Vector Control Branch and Neighborhood Improvement Branch of the Environmental Control Division, established pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1983, dated March 31, 1983, shall be transferred to the Department.

D. The functions of the Department of General Services related to the Bureau of Design and Engineering, Bureau of Construction Management, Bureau of Repairs and Improvements, the building engineer and mechanics' functions of the Bureau of Building Management and those capital functions of the Office of Programming, Management and Budget, established pursuant to Organization Order No. 69-96, dated March 7, 1969, shall be transferred to the Department. All other functions of the Department of General Services, established pursuant to Organization Order No. 69-96, shall be transferred to the Department of Administrative Services on the operational date established by the approved reorganization plan for that Department.

E. The functions of the Department of Environmental Services as set forth in Commissioner's Order No. 71-255, dated July 27, 1971, shall be transferred to the Department, with the exception of the Office of Environmental Standards and Quality Assurance which shall be transferred to the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs on the effective date of this Reorganization Plan.

V. Delegation and Redelegation of Authority Except as provided in Section IV of this Plan, the Director of the Department of Public Works is the successor to all authority delegated to the Director of the Department of Transportation, Director of the Department of Environmental Services, and the Director of the Department of General Services, and is authorized to act, either personally or through a designated representative, as a member of any committees, commissions, boards, or other bodies which presently include as a member the Director of the Department of Transportation, the Director of the Department of Environmental Services, or the Director of the Department of General Services.

VI. Other Transfers All positions, personnel, property, records and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds available or to be made available relating to the functions set forth under Section IV above (other than those resources and funds to be transferred to the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs and the Department of Administrative Services) are hereby transferred to the Director of the Department of Public Works.

VII. Reorganization The Director of the Department of Public Works, in the performance of his or her duties and functions, is authorized to establish such organizational components within the Department with such specified functions as he or she deems appropriate.

VIII. Rescission A. All orders and parts of orders in conflict with any of the provisions of this plan are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed, except that any municipal regulations adopted or promulgated by virtue of the authority granted by such orders, shall remain in force until properly revised, amended or rescinded.

B. The Department of Transportation and the Department of Environmental Services are abolished as of the effective date established for this plan pursuant to Section IX below. The positions of Director, Department of Transportation and Director, Department of Environmental Services, are also abolished on the same date.

IX. Effective Date The provisions of this plan shall become effective pursuant to the promulgation of an executive order of the Mayor establishing the same no later than thirty (30) calendar days after this plan has been approved in accordance with the requirements of Section 422(12) of Public Law 93-198.


Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., Title 1, Chapter 15, Subchapter VI, Part D.


§ 1–1506.05. Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1983

(Effective March 1, 1984)

Prepared by the Mayor and transmitted to the Council of the District of Columbia on November 30, 1983, pursuant to the provisions of Section 422 (12) of the Charter of the District of Columbia.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

I. Establishment There is hereby established, in the Executive Branch of the Government of the District of Columbia, a Department of Administrative Services under the supervision of a Director, who shall carry out the functions and authorities transferred or otherwise assigned to the Department, and who may re-delegate those functions and authorities.

II. Purpose The mission of the Department of Administrative Services is to issue regulations for the procurement, management and disposal of D.C. Government property, both real and personal, the procurement of contract services and the management of information resources, including automated systems, printing and copying; to provide a means for the Mayor to administer certain contracting and procurement authority vested in him by law; and, within the authority delegated by the Mayor, to provide a variety of administrative support services to D.C. Government agencies.

III. Functions The functions of the Department of Administrative Services shall be:

(A) To issue regulations for procurement of real estate, goods and services by D.C. Government agencies; for materiel handling including the warehousing, distribution and replacement of accountable and consumable property; for the disposal of D.C. Government property; and for employee travel, uniforms and allowances.

(B) To issue the District of Columbia procurement regulations for the establishment of policies and procedures concerning procurement and contracting, and for material handling, consistent with law.

(C) To acquire real property for D.C. Government use, by purchase or lease, and dispose of surplus real property; and to exercise other delegated procurement and property disposal authority delegated by the Mayor.

(D) To issue regulations for the requisition and use of information management resources by D.C. Government agencies, including hardware, software and contract services in the areas of data and word processing, telecommunications, printing and copying; review and approve all agency proposals concurred in by a Deputy Mayor for acquisition of such resources and services, and recommend approval to the City Administrator; coordinate the development of information management plans, standards, systems and procedures; and undertake projects to achieve the compatibility of information management methods and equipment throughout the D.C. Government.

(E) To issue regulations and standards for utilization by agencies of space in buildings and adjacent areas owned and leased by the D.C. Government; develop a D.C. Government wide plan for the use of such space by agencies; maintain inventory records for and control of such space and its usage; assist agencies to implement the space-use plans; and administer the employee parking program.

(F) To issue regulations and standards for, and to provide building services for D.C. Government owned and occupied buildings, including custodial services, security energy conservation, utilities management, maintenance inspection and planning, and repairs and non-structural improvements.

(G) To issue regulations and standards for, and to provide other administrative services to D.C. Government agencies, including, but not limited to mail, telephone, shuttle bus, central motor pool, and those warehousing functions as may be delegated by the Mayor.

IV. Transfer of Functions The following functions are hereby transferred to the Director of the Department of Administrative Services:

(A) All of the functions assigned, and authorities delegated to the Department of General Services and/or the Director thereof by section 31-301 et seq. of the D.C. Code (1981 Ed.), Order of the Commissioner No. 69-96 (March 7, 1969), Order of the Commissioner No. 69-116 (March 17, 1969), Mayor's Order 75-261 (December 15, 1975), as amended, and all other laws, regulations and orders; except the functions of the Department of General Services which have been transferred to the Department of Public Works pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1983. Concurrent authority for building repairs and improvement functions is included in Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1983, permitting a future transfer of all such functions and related resources and funds from the Department of Public Works to the Department of Administrative Services.

(B) All of the functions assigned and authorities delegated for the motor vehicle pool operation of the Department of Highways and Traffic by Order of the Commissioner No. 72-11 (January 13, 1972), and subsequently transferred to the Department of Transportation.

(C) All of the functions for District of Columbia Government-wide planning and issuance of regulations for computer and other information resource management, and authority to approve acquisition of hardware, software and contract services for information management; all as vested in the Mayor by Public Law 93-198 and other applicable laws. The functions of operating information processing systems shall continue to be carried out by agencies authorized by the Mayor to operate such systems.

(D) All of the functions for issuing regulations for employee travel and the provision by agencies of employee uniforms and allowances as vested in the Mayor by Public Law 93-198 and other applicable laws.

V. Other Transfers All positions, personnel, property, records, and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds available or to be made available relating to the functions set forth under Section IV above, are hereby transferred to the Department of Administrative Services.

VI. Organization The Director of the Department of Administrative Services is authorized to organize the personnel and property transferred herein within any organizational unit of the Department as the Director deems appropriate.

VII. Abolishment The following agency of the District of Columbia Government is hereby abolished on the effective date established for this plan pursuant to Section VIII below:

Department of General Services

The position of Director of the Department of General Services is also abolished on the same date.

VIII. Effective Date This Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1983 shall become effective pursuant to the promulgation of an executive order of the Mayor establishing the same no later than thirty (30) calendar days after this plan has been approved in accordance with the requirements of Section 422(12) of Public Law 93-198.


Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., Title 1, Chapter 15, Subchapter VI, Part E.