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The DC Code: § 2-701 Definitions.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)

For the purpose of this chapter, the term:

1
"Agency" includes all departments, entities, agencies, offices, or other subdivisions of the executive and legislative branches of the government of the District of Columbia as well as all independent boards, commissions, agencies, or other independent entities.
2
"Director" means the director or head of the Department of Administrative Services, or its successor agency, or his or her designated agent.
3
"Government employee" includes members of any board or commission appointed by the Mayor or Council, officers or employees paid by appropriated or grant funds authorized for expenditure by the District of Columbia government, or an officer or employee of any agency when acting in an official capacity.
4
"Mass mailing" means the transmission through the mail during any 30-day period of more than 100 newsletters or similar types of materials which contain substantially identical contents.
5
"Elected official" includes the Mayor, the Chairman of the Council, members of the Council, and Chairman and members of the Board of Education.
6
"Official mail" means the mail which is either prepaid or postpaid by any branch, division, or other agency of the government of the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-1701. 1973 Ed., § 1-1701. Legislative History of Laws Law 1-118 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-341, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 22, 1976 and December 7, 1976, respectively. Enacted without signature by the Mayor, it was assigned Act No. 1-211 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 7-188 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 7-330, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 25, 1988 and November 15, 1988, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 1, 1988, it was assigned Act No. 7-250 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Transfer of Functions The functions of the Department of General Services were transferred, in part, to the Department of Public Works by Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1983, effective March 1, 1984, and transferred, in part, to the Department of Administrative Services by Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1983, effective March 1, 1984. DC CODE § 2-701 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 7, 1977, D.C. Law 1-118, § 2, 23 DCR 8746; Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-188, § 2(a), 35 DCR 8651.)