MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE AGENCIES - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - PAYMENT TO VENDORS - GENERAL PROVISIONS


Published: 1988-11-18

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1700 GENERAL PROVISIONS

1700.1 This chapter prescribes policies and procedures to be followed by agencies in implementing the District of Columbia Government Quick Payment Act of 1984, D.C. Law 5-164, effective March 15, 1985 (the “Act”), D.C. Code §§ 1-1171 to 1-1176 (1999 Repl.).

1700.2 Pursuant to section 3 of the Act, these rules shall apply to any office, department, division, board, commission or other agency of the District other than an independent agency required either by law, the Mayor or the Council of the District of Columbia (Council), to administer any law or any rule adopted under the authority of a law.

1700.3 Agency heads shall have the following responsibilities:

(a) To assure timely payments of proper invoices and the payment of interest for overdue payments;

(b) To determine the causes for any interest penalties incurred for overdue payments; and

(c) To take corrective or disciplinary actions to reduce interest penalties for overdue payments.

AUTHORITY: Unless otherwise noted, the authority for this chapter is the District of Columbia Quick Payment Act of 1984, D.C. Law 5-164, effective March 15, 1985, as amended, D.C. Code §§ 1-1171 to 1-1176 (1999 Repl.).

SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 35 DCR 8131 (November 18, 1988).