This note explores the premise that the Council contract review process applies to all non-exempt agency contracts which meet the $1 million or multiyear thresholds. The first section explores the history of procurement law in the District of Columbia. The second section discusses procurement reform efforts. The third section provides an overview of the parks and recreation contracts controversy. Finally, the fourth section analyzes the procurement authority of exempt and non-exempt District agencies with respect to the legislative powers granted to the Council of the District of Columbia.
Megan S. Vahey,
A Discussion On The District Of Columbia's Procurement Law And The Spark That Led To Renewed Reform Efforts,
U.D.C. L. Rev.
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