D.C. Law 22-187. Office of Public-Private Partnerships Delegation of Authority Temporary Amendment Act of 2018.

D.C. Law 22-187. Office of Public-Private Partnerships Delegation of Authority Temporary Amendment Act of 2018.

AN ACT

To amend, on a temporary basis, the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010 and the Public-Private Partnership Act of 2014 to allow the Office of Public-Private Partnerships to delegate its contracting authority for public-private partnership agreements to the Office of Contracting and Procurement, and to require any employee of the Office of Contracting and Procurement exercising such delegated authority to comply with provisions of the Public-Private Partnership Act of 2014 and any regulations promulgated to effectuate it.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Office of Public-Private Partnerships Delegation of Authority Temporary Amendment Act of 2018".

Note § 2-352.01

Sec. 2. Section 201(f) of the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010, effective April 8, 2011 (D.C. Law 18-371; D.C. Official Code § 2-352.01(f)), is amended by striking the phrase "requirements of this act" and inserting the phrase "requirements of this act, except as provided in section 102(e) of the Public-Private Partnership Act of 2014, effective March 11, 2015 (D.C. Law 20-228; D.C. Official Code § 2-272.01(e))" in its place.

Note § 2-272.01

Sec. 3. Section 102 of the Public-Private Partnership Act of 2014, effective March 11, 2015 (D.C. Law 20-228; D.C. Official Code § 2-272.01), is amended by adding a new subsection (e) to read as follows:

"(e)(1) The Office may delegate to the Office of Contracting and Procurement ("OCP"), at the discretion of OCP, the authority to serve as the contracting officer for the Office for public-private partnership agreements entered into pursuant to this act and to carry out other contracting functions related to public-private partnerships on behalf of the Office.

"(2) Any OCP employee exercising authority delegated pursuant to this subsection shall comply with the provisions of this act and any rules and regulations promulgated to effectuate this act.".

Sec. 4. 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. 5. Effective date.

(a) 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.

(b) This act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.