Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–218.47. Unbundling requirement; rulemaking requirement.

(a)(1) No later than January 1, 2021, the Mayor, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of this title, shall issue rules on unbundling that include procedures to ensure that solicitations are subdivided and unbundled and that smaller contracts are created to the extent feasible and fiscally prudent.

(2) The proposed rules required by paragraph (1) of this subsection shall be submitted to the Council for a 30-day period of review, excluding days of Council recess. If the Council does not approve or disapprove the proposed rules by resolution within the 30-day review period, the proposed rules shall be deemed approved.

(b) Beginning on January 1, 2021, and quarterly thereafter, the Department shall publicly make available on its website solicitations that have been subdivided and unbundled.

(c) Five years from December 3, 2020 the Mayor shall evaluate the effectiveness of the equity impact enterprise program and whether or not it has resulted in creating more contracting opportunities for equity impact enterprises and submit the evaluation to the Council.

(d) The Department shall provide targeted technical assistance, networking opportunities, and vendor workshops to prepare equity impact enterprises to compete for contracting and procurement opportunities.