To amend the Procurement Practices Reform Exemption Amendment Act of 2014 and the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010 to make the independent procurement authority for the Health Benefit Exchange Authority permanent.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Health Benefit Exchange Authority Independent Procurement Authority Amendment Act of 2020".
Sec. 2. Section 3 of the Procurement Practices Reform Exemption Amendment Act of 2014, effective March 14, 2014 (D.C. Law 20-94; 61 DCR 963), is amended by striking the phrase "and 3(a)".
Amend § 2-351.05
Sec. 3. Section 105(c) of the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010, effective April 8, 2011 (D.C. Law 18-371; D.C. Official Code § 2-351.05(c)), is amended as follows:
(a) Paragraph (17) is repealed.
(b) Paragraph (19) is amended by striking the phrase "; and" and inserting a semicolon in its place.
(c) Paragraph (20) is amended by striking the period and inserting the phrase "; and" in its place.
(d) A new paragraph (22) is added to read as follows:
"(22) The District of Columbia Health Benefit Exchange Authority.".
Sec. 4. 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. 5. Effective date.
The act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of a 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.