Code of the District of Columbia

§ 34–2710. Public education; advisory committee.

(a) The Mayor may provide education programs, collect and report data, require reporting by entities who are subject to this chapter, and take other action to develop an effective damage prevention program as described in 49 U.S.C. § 60134 and regulations issued to implement 49 U.S.C. § 60134.

(b)(1) The Mayor may establish an advisory committee to advise on the implementation of this chapter and shall nominate and appoint persons to serve on the advisory committee pursuant to § 1-523.01(f).

(2)(A) The Mayor may appoint persons to fulfill the provisions of this chapter; provided, that the membership of the advisory committee includes representation from each utility operator, the Public Service Commission, the one-call center, the excavation industry, and utility locator services.

(B) The advisory committee shall be solely advisory in nature and shall not have authority to act for or on behalf of the Mayor.

(3) A member appointed pursuant to this section shall serve a term of 2 years. A member may be reappointed but shall not serve more than 2 consecutive terms.