To amend Title III of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Regulation Compact, known as the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact, to provide that the Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation appoints the federal government representatives to the Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact Amendment Act of 2016".
Amend § 9-1107.01
Sec. 2. Section 5(a) of Article III of Title III of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Regulation Compact, approved November 6, 1966 (80 Stat. 1324; D.C. Official Code § 9-1107.01(5)(a)), is amended by striking the phrase "Administrator of General Services" both times it appears and inserting the phrase "Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation" in its place.
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report 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), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973, (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.