Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–1451. Establishment of the Office on Caribbean Affairs.

(a) There is established an Office on Caribbean Affairs ("OCA"), which shall monitor the delivery of District services and make policy recommendations to the Mayor and Council regarding housing, health, education, employment, social services, public safety, and business opportunities for the District's Caribbean community.

(b) OCA shall be headed by an Executive Director, who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council pursuant to § 1-523.01(a). The Executive Director shall be a full-time position, for which annual compensation shall be fixed in accordance with subchapter X-A of Chapter 6 of Title 1. The Executive Director shall have such staff as is appropriated in an approved budget and financial plan or provided through federal or private grants.

(May 6, 2020, D.C. Law 23-87, § 2, 67 DCR 3534.)


Section 7076 of D.C. Law 23-149 repealed section 5 of D.C. Law 23-87 removing the applicability provision impacting this section. Therefore, the creation of this section by D.C. Law 23-87 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 23-87: § 4 of D.C. Law 23-87 provided that the creation of this section by § 2 of D.C. Law 23-87 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.