- The agency head of the Office of Contracting and Procurement shall be the Chief Procurement Officer.
- The CPO shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council pursuant to § 1-523.01.
- On April 8, 2011, the incumbent CPO shall continue to serve as the CPO. If the incumbent CPO is unable to serve as the CPO, until a new CPO is appointed by the Mayor pursuant to § 1-523.01, the highest ranking employee of OCP shall serve as acting CPO.
- The CPO shall have not less than 5 years of senior-level experience in procurement and shall have demonstrated, through knowledge and experience, the ability to administer a public procurement system of the size and complexity of the program established by this chapter.
- The CPO shall serve for one 5-year term and may be reappointed pursuant to subsection (b) of this section.
- The CPO shall not be removed from office before the expiration of the 5- year term except for cause, subject to the right of appeal as provided in subchapter VI of Chapter 6 of Title 1.
Historical and Statutory
Legislative History of Laws
For history of Law 18-371, see notes under § 2-351.01.
DC CODE § 2-352.03
Current through December 11, 2012
(Apr. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-371, § 203, 58 DCR 1185.)