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109 STAT. 148 PUBLIC LAW 104-8—APR. 17, 1995 Repeal. Establishment. to delegate any functions assigned to the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia under section 424, without regard to whether such functions are assigned to the Chief Financial Officer under such section during a control year (as defined in section 305(4) of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act of 1995) or during any other year.". (c) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.— Effective upon the appointment of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia under section 424(b) of the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act (as added by subsection (a)), D.C. Law 3-138 (sec. 47-314 et seq., D.C. Code) is repealed. (d) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.— The table of contents of part B of title IV of the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act is amended by adding at the end the following new item: "Sec. 424. Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia.". SEC. 303. REVISIONS TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF INSPECTOR GEN- ERAL OF DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (a) APPOINTMENT AND TERM OF SERVICE; INDEPENDENCE OF BUDGET.—Section 208(a) of the District of Columbia Procurement Practices Act of 1985 (sec. l-1182.8(a), D.C. Code) is amended by striking paragraphs (1) and (2) and inserting the following: "(1)(A) There is created within the executive branch of the government of the District of Columbia the Office of the Inspector General. The Office shall be headed by an Inspector General appointed pursuant to subparagraph (B), who shall serve for a term of 6 years and shall be subject to removal only for cause by the Mayor (with the approval of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority in a control year) or (in the case of a control year) by the Authority. The Inspector General may be reappointed for additional terms. "(B) During a control year, the Inspector General shall be appointed by the Mayor as follows: "(i) Prior to the appointment of the Inspector General, the Authority may submit recommendations for the appointment to the Mayor. "(ii) In consultation with the Authority and the Council, the Mayor shall nominate an individual for appointment and notify the Council of the nomination. "(iii) After the expiration of the 7-day period which begins on the date the Mayor notifies the Council of the nomination under clause (ii), the Mayor shall notify the Authority of the nomination. "(iv) The nomination shall be effective subject to approval by a majority vote of the Authority. "(C) During a year which is not a control year, the Inspector General shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. Prior to appointment, the Authority may submit recommendations for the appointment. "(D) The Inspector General shall be appointed without regard to party affiliation and solely on the basis of integrity and demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, financial management analysis, public administration, or investigations. "(E) The Inspector General shall be paid at an annual rate determined by the Mayor, except that such rate may not exceed the rate of basic pay payable for level IV of the Executive Schedule.