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The DC Code: § 7-771.06 Department organization.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

The Department shall:

1
Have a Chief Financial Officer separate from any financial cluster, who shall:
A
Be appointed by the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia after consultation with the Director;
B
Be qualified by experience and training to carry out accounting, budgeting, and financial management functions;
C
Report directly to, be ultimately responsible to, and be under the supervisory direction of the District CFO, through the Director;
D
Engage in the accounting, budgeting, and financial management functions as authorized by the District CFO;
E
Serve as a member of the Department management team;
F
Advocate for and advance the policy objectives of the Director, to the extent consistent with the ultimate responsibility of the Department CFO to, and supervisory control by, the District CFO; and
G
Be subject to evaluation, discipline, and transfer by the District CFO, in consultation with the Director;
2
Have a general counsel or the equivalent, who shall:
A
Be appointed by the Attorney General for the District of Columbia as an employee of the Office of the Attorney General, after consultation with the Director;
B
Be an attorney admitted to the practice of law in the District of Columbia;
C
Be qualified by experience and training to advise the Department with respect to legal issues related to its powers and duties;
D
Be in the Senior Executive Attorney Service as an at-will employee under the direction and control of the Attorney General;
E
Be subject to all applicable provisions of subchapter VIII-B of Chapter 6 of Title 1;
F
Have an attorney-client relationship with the Department;
G
Advocate vigorously for the positions of the Department on legal issues, and if that advocacy poses a conflict with a legal position of the Attorney General, seek exemption from the supervision of the Attorney General as to that position, in accordance with § 1-608.55(b); and
H
Be subject to evaluation, discipline, and transfer by the Attorney General, after consultation with the Director; and
3
Have sufficient staff, supervisory personnel, and resources, and be organized to carry out the functions and duties set forth in this chapter.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-109, see notes following § 7-771.01. DC CODE § 7-771.06 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Feb. 27, 2008, D.C. Law 17-109, § 7, 55 DCR 216.)