Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–107. Budget and staffing.

(a) There are authorized such funds as may be necessary to support the Commission.

(b) The Commission has the authority to hire staff and to obtain appropriate office space, equipment, materials, and services necessary to carry out its responsibilities. The Commission shall serve as the personnel authority for all employees of the Commission. Except as provided in subsection (d) of this section, the provisions of Chapter 6 of Title 1 shall apply to the Commission.

(c) Any entitlement to compensation under this chapter for services rendered shall be dependent upon the availability of appropriated funds to pay such compensation.

(d) Employees of the Commission who were hired before October 3, 2001, shall be exempt from the requirement that they be residents of the District of Columbia. Any person hired after October 3, 2001, shall be, or shall become with 180 days of hire, a resident of the District of Columbia. The Director of Personnel may waive the residency requirement for any individual appointed to a hard-to-fill position under this section.