§ 7–771.08. Temporary personnel and procurement authority.
Effective until October 1, 2009, the Department shall exercise:
(1) Personnel authority to hire, retain, and terminate personnel as appropriate to perform the functions of the Department consistent with Chapter 6 of Title 1, including establishing compensation and reimbursement consistent with the District’s wage grade and non-wage grade schedules and the Congressionally approved budget; and
(2) Procurement authority independent of the Office of Contracting and Procurement, consistent with Chapter 3A of Title 2; except that § 2-352.01a shall not apply.