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PART 2 ANNUAL POST AUDIT BY GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE

Sec. 921. Independent annual post audit.
Sec. 922. Cost of audit.

TITLE X-THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS
Sec. 1001. General provisions.
Sec. 1002. Department of Health,
Sec. 1003. Department of Welfare.
Sec. 1004. Department of Recreation.
Sec. 1005. Department of Public Safety.
Sec. 1006. Department of Finance.
Sec. 1007. Department of Law.
Sec. 1008. Department of Public Works.
Sec. 1009. Department of Libraries.
Sec. 1010. Department of Labor.
Sec. 1011. Department of Commerce.
Sec. 1012. Department of Corrections.
Sec. 1013. Department of Professional and Occupational Standards.

TITLE XI-BOARD OF EDUCATION
Sec. 1101. Creation and membership.
Sec. 1102. Transfer of functions.
Sec. 1103. Functions and limitations.
Sec. 1104. Qualifications for holding office.
Sec. 1105. Compensation of members.
Sec. 11 President of the of Education.
Sec. 1107. Staff of the Board of Education; records.
Sec. 1108. Meetings.
Sec. 1109. Conduct of business.
Sec. 1110. Free instruction for nonresident pupils denied.
TITLE XII–CERTAIN AGENCJES NOT UNDER THE DIRECTION AND SUPERVISJON OF THE DISTRICT MANAGER
Sec. 1201, Zoning Adjustment Board.
Sec. 1202. Public Utilities Commission.
Sec. 1203. Board of Tax Appeals.
Sec. 1204. Redevelopment Land Agency.
Sec. 1205. Executive officers.

TITLE XIII-ELECTIONS IN THE DISTRICT
Sec. 1301. Board of Elections.
Sec. 1302. What elections shall be held.
Sec. 1303. Elective offices; terms of office.
Sec. 1304. Vacancies.
Sec. 1305. What candidates are elected.
Sec. 1306. Qualified electors.
Sec. 1307. Registration.
Sec. 1308. Qualified candidates.
Sec. 1309, Nominations.
Sec. 1310. Non partisan elections.
Sec. 1311. Method of voting.
Sec. 1312. Recounts and contests.
Sec. 1313. Interference with registration or voting.
Sec. 1314. Violations.

TITLE XIV-MISCELLANEOUS

Sec. 1401. Agreements with the United States.
Sec. 1402. Publicity of records.
Sec. 1403. Personal interest in contracts or transactions.
Sec. 1404. Investigations by District Council.
Sec. 1405. Amendment of Budget and Accounting Act.
Sec. 1406. Review of proposed legislation by Bureau of the Budget.
Sec. 1407. Saint Elizabeths Hospital.
Sec. 1408. Register of wills and clerk of Probate Court.
Sec. 1409. National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
Sec. 1410. Certain functions now administered by Federal agencies.
Sec. 1411. National Capital Housing Authority.
Sec. 1412. Compensation from more than one source.
Sec. 1413. Support of United States courts.
Sec. 1414. Payment to retirement fund.

TITLE XV-SUCCESSION IN GOVERNMENT

Sec. 1501. Transfer of personnel, property, and funds.
Sec. 1502. Existing statutes, regulations, and so forth.
Sec. 1503. Pending actions and proceedings.
Sec. 1504. Vacancies resulting from abolition of Board of Commissioners.

TITLE XVI-SEPARABILITY OF PROVISIONS

Sec. 1601. Separability of provisions.

TITLE XVII–TEMPORARY PROVISIONS

Sec. 1701. Powers of the President during transition period.
Sec. 1702. Reimbursable appropriation for the District for the period ending June 30, 1950.

TITLE XVIII-EFFECTIVE DATES
Sec. 1801. Effective dates.

TITLE XIX-SUBMISSION or CHARTER TOR REFERENDUM
Sec. 1901. Charter referendum.
Sec. 1902. Charter Referendum Board.
Sec. 1903. Registration.
Sec. 1904. Charter referendum ballot; notice of voting.
Sec. 1905. Method of voting.
Sec. 1906. Acceptance or nonacceptance of charter.
Sec. 1907. Interference with registration or voting.
Sec. 1908. Violations.

TITLE XX-FEDERAL CONTRIBUTION

Sec. 2001. Authorization of appropriation.

TITLE 1-DEFINITIONS

DEFINITIONS

SECTION 101. For the purposes of this Act

(1) The term "Joint Committee" means the Joint Committee on the District of Columbia provided for by title II.

(2) The term “District” means the District of Columbia.

(3) The term “Delegate” means the Delegate from the District of Columbia provided for by title III.

(4) The term “District Council” means the Council of the District of Columbia provided for by title IV.

(5) The term “Mayor" means the Mayor of the City of Washington provided for by title IV.

(6) The term "District Manager” means the District Manager provided for by title VI.

(7) The term “qualified elector” means a qualified elector of the District as specified in section 1306 (b).

(8) The term “expenditure”, when applied to any period of time, includes an obligation to expend incurred during such period, but does not include a disbursement made in such period if the obligation to make such disbursement was incurred in a prior period.

(9) The term “person” includes an individual, partnership, association, jointstock company, trust, or corporation.

(10) The term “budget year” means the fiscal year for which any particular budget becomes effective and in which such budget is administered.

(11) The term “capital project", or "project”, means (a) any physical public betterment or improvement and any preliminary studies and surveys relative thereto; (b) the acquisition of property of a permanent nature; or (c) the purchase of equipment for any public betterment or improvement when first erected or acquired.

(12) The term “pending”, when applied to any capital project, means authorized but not yet completed.

TITLE II-JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

CREATION AND FUNCTIONS

Sec. 201. (a) There is hereby created a joint congressional committee known as the Joint Committee on the District of Columbia, to be composed of (1) twentyfour members as follows: Eleven members who are Members of the Senate (of whom one shall be a member of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate) to be elected by the Senate, and thirteen members who are Members of the House of Representatives (of whom two shall be members of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives) to be elected by the House of Representatives, and (2) an additional member who shall be the Delegate from the District of Columbia. The Delegate shall possess in such committee the same powers and privileges as in the House of Representatives, and may make any motion except to reconsider.

(b) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, no person who, at the time of his election to the Joint Committee, is a member of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate or of the House of Representatives shall continue to serve as a member of the Joint Committee after he has ceased to be a member of such Committee on Appropriations.

(2) The members of the Joint Committee elected by the House of Representatives who have been reelected to the House of Representatives may continue to serve as members of the Joint Committee notwithstanding the expiration of the Congress.

(c) A majority of the individuals (other than the Delegate) serving as members of the Joint Committee shall constitute a quorum of the Joint Committee. A vacancy in the Joint Committee shall be filled in the same manner as the original selection.

(d) The Joint Committee, or any subcommittee thereof, is authorized to hold such hearings, to sit and act at such places and times, to require, by subpena (to be issued under the signature of the chairman or any member designated by him) or otherwise, the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, papers, documents, and tangible things, to administer such oaths, to take such testimony, to procure such printing and binding, and to make such expenditures as it deems advisable. The cost of stenographic services to report such hearings shall not be in excess of 25 cents per hundred words. The provisions of sections 102 to 104, inclusive, of the Revised Statutes shall apply in case of any failure of any witness to comply with a subpena or to testify when summoned under authority of this subsection.

(e) (1) There shall be an executive officer of the Joint Committee who shall be appointed by a majority vote of the Joint Committee on a permanent basis without regard to political affiliations and solely on the basis of fitness to perform the duties of the office; but the Joint Committee is authorized to terminate, by a majority vote of the committee, the services of such executive officer. The executive officer shall perform such duties as are assigned to him by this Act and such other duties as may be assigned to him by the chairman of the Joint Committee with the approval of the Joint Committee. The executive officer shall not engage in any work other than committee business and no other duties may be assigned to him. The executive officer shall receive compensation at the basic rate of $8,000 per annum.

(2) The Joint Committee shall have power to appoint and fix the compensation of such experts and such clerical, stenographic, and other assistants as it deems advisable.

CHAIRMANSHIP Sec. 202. The chairman of the Joint Committee shall be elected by the committee from among the members of one House serving thereon, and the vice chairman shall be elected by the committee from among the members of the other House serving thereon. During each odd-numbered Congress the chairman shall be a Member of the House of Representatives, and during each evennumbered Congress the chairman shall be a Member of the Senate.

DUTIES IN RELATION TO THE DISTRICT

SEC. 203. The Joint Committee shall make continuing studies and investigations of the government of the District and the conduct of its affairs. For such purposes the Joint Committee or any member or representative thereof designated by the committee shall have access to all buildings and other places, books, papers, documents, and tangible things, owned by or under the control of the District. The Joint Committee shall from time to time report the results of its studies and investigations, together with its recommendations, to the Senate and to the House of Representatives.

RULES OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE

Sec. 204. (a) The provisions of this section are enacted by the Congress

(1) as an exercise of the rule-making power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they shall be considered as part of the rules of each House, respectively, or of that House to which they specifically apply; and such rules shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and

(2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change such rules (so far as relating to the procedure in such House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other

rule of such House. (b) All bills, resolutions, and other matters in the Senate and House of Representatives, relating to the District, shall be referred to the Joint Committee on the District of Columbia. Bills, resolutions, and other matters so referred shall not be reported to the Senate or to the House of Representatives by the Joint Committee as such or as a result of any vote in the Joint Committee as such; but members of the Joint Committee who are members of the Senate shall from time to time report to the Senate, and members of the Joint Committee who are members of the House of Representatives shall from time to time report to the House,

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