Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–361.06. Rules.

(a)(1) The CPO, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of this title [§ 2-501 et seq.], shall issue rules to implement the provisions of this chapter.

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) of this subsection, the Department of General Services, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of this title, shall issue rules to implement the provisions of subchapter VI of this chapter for contracts within the authority of the Department of General Services.

(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) of this subsection, the Contract Appeals Board, pursuant subchapter I of Chapter 5 of this title, shall issue rules to implement the provisions of subchapter X of this chapter.

(b) The existing procurement rules, to the degree that they are consistent with this chapter, shall remain in effect until they are superseded by rules issued in accordance with subsection (a) of this section.

(c) A District government procurement rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to this chapter shall not change in any way a contractual commitment by the District government or of a contractor to the District government which was in existence on the effective date of the rule or regulation.


(Apr. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-371, § 1106, 58 DCR 1185; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-158, § 3(s), 63 DCR 10752; Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 1132, 64 DCR 7652.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1132 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167, Oct. 24, 2017, 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1132 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 3(r) of Procurement Integrity, Transparency, and Accountability Emergency Amendment Act of 2016 (D.C. Act 21-504, Oct. 13, 2016, 63 DCR 12942).