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H.R.302 - Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Inspector General Act of 2013
To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to provide for an Inspector General for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, and for other purposes.
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Mr. WOLF introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
SEC. 2. INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIRPORTS AUTHORITY.
‘SEC. 8M. SPECIAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIRPORTS AUTHORITY.
‘(a) Appointment and Removal- Notwithstanding subsections (c) and (e) of section 8G, the Inspector General of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority shall be appointed and removed by the Secretary of Transportation. Such Inspector General shall be appointed without regard to political affiliation and solely on the basis of integrity and demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, financial analysis, law, management analysis, public administration, or investigations.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(b) Executive Session- The Inspector General for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority may attend any executive session of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(d) Expenses and Staff- The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority shall pay the expenses of the Inspector General for such Authority, including staff salaries and benefits. A request for funds by the Inspector General shall result in requested funds being made available not later than 30 days after such request is made. If the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority fails to comply with this subsection, the Secretary of Transportation may not approve a grant for such Authority under
section 47107(b) of title 49, United States Code, until such funding is made available for the Inspector General.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(e) Employee Compliance- Employees of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and members of the board of directors of such Authority shall cooperate with and comply with requests from the Inspector General of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority necessary in the performance of the functions assigned by this Act, including providing testimony and other information.’.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(d) Deadline for Appointment of the Inspector General for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority- Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Transportation shall appoint an Inspector General for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority as required by section 8M of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.), as added by subsection (c).CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(1) IN GENERAL- The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority shall make available not less than $1,200,000 for the Inspector General of the Authority for the one-year period beginning on the date that the Inspector General of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is appointed and such funds shall remain available until expended. Requests for subsequent fiscal years shall be made by the Inspector General and paid by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority unless expressly stated otherwise in law.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(2) STAFF AND BUDGET REQUIREMENTS- Not later than 1 year after the Inspector General for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is appointed, the Inspector General shall determine any staffing and budget requirements of the Inspector General.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink