(a) The Commission shall choose annually from among its members a Chairperson and such other officers as it deems necessary. All meetings of the Commission shall be called by the Chairperson or a majority of the members, except the first meeting of the Commission shall be called by the Mayor.
(b) A majority of the Commission's voting members, not including any vacant or unfilled positions, shall constitute a quorum sufficient for conducting the business of the Commission.
(c)(1) The Commission shall meet at least quarterly.
(2) All meetings shall be held in the District, be open to the public, and provide a reasonable time during the meeting for public comment.
(3) A voting member's absence from 2 consecutive meetings or any 3 meetings in a calendar year shall be cause for removal.
(d) Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation, but shall be entitled to receive, in accordance with applicable District of Columbia law, reimbursement for expenses incurred while actually performing duties vested in the Commission.
(e)(1) The Commission shall employ an Executive Director and may employ such other staff as necessary to support its efficient operation.
(2) The Commission shall appoint the Executive Director, who shall serve a 3-year term, by majority vote. The Executive Director may be reappointed by a majority vote. After notice and an opportunity to be heard, the Commission may remove the Executive Director only for cause that relates to the Executive Director's character or efficiency by a majority vote of the Commission.
(f) Within 100 days after the date on which a majority of the voting members are sworn in, the Commission shall adopt rules of governance and procedure pertaining to its operations and the operations of athletic appeals panels, which it shall make publicly available.
Applicability of D.C. Law 21-263: § 301 of D.C. Law 21-263 provided that the creation of this section by § 104 of D.C. Law 21-263 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.
For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 4012 of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).
For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 4012 of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).
For temporary (90 days) repeal of § 301 of D.C. Law 21-263, see § 7033 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) repeal of § 301 of D.C. Law 21-263, see § 7033 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).