To amend, on an emergency basis, Title I of the District of Columbia Education Research Practice Partnership Establishment and Audit Act of 2018, to make technical and clarifying changes.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Education Research Practice Partnership Technical Emergency Amendment Act of 2019".
Sec. 2. Title I of the District of Columbia Education Research Practice Partnership Establishment and Audit Act of 2018, effective March 28, 2019 (D.C. Law 22-268; D.C. Official Code § 38-785.01 et seq.), is amended as follows:
Note § 38-785.03
(a) Section 104(b) (D.C. Official Code § 38-785.03(b)) is amended to read as follows:
"(b)(1) Prior to issuance of the Notice, the Mayor shall transmit to the Council a proposed resolution to approve the proposed Notice for a 45-day period of Council review, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, legal holidays, and days of Council recess.
"(2) If the Council does not approve the proposed Notice within this 45-day review period, the proposed resolution shall be deemed disapproved.
"(3) If the Council disapproves the proposed resolution, the Council may include recommendations for revisions that should be made to the Notice before it is re-transmitted to the Council for approval.
"(4) Once the Notice is approved by the Council, the Mayor shall issue it within 30 days. The final Notice issued by the Mayor shall be substantially similar to the proposed Notice approved by the Council.".
Note § 38-785.04
(b) Section 105(a)(3) (D.C. Official Code § 38-785.04(a)(3)) is amended as follows:
(1) Strike the phrase "educational improvement" and insert the phrase "school improvement" in its place.
(2) Strike the phrase "education improvement" and insert the phrase "school improvement" in its place.
Note § 38-785.05
(c) Section 106 (D.C. Official Code § 38-785.05) is amended as follows:
(1) Subsection (c)(2) is amended by striking the phrase "final research findings by the Partnership" and inserting the phrase "research findings by the Partnership" in its place.
(2) Subsection (d)(1)(A) is amended by striking the phrase "4 months of receiving Advisory Committee feedback" and inserting the phrase "4 months" in its place.
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 4. 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)).