110 STAT. 3009 -501 PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 CHAPTER 2 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA EDUCATION FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (BY TRANSFER) SEC. 5201. The District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority (referred to in this section as the "Authority") shall have the authority to contract with a private entity (or entities) to carry out a program of school facility repair of public schools and public charter schools located in public school facilities in the District of Columbia, in consultation with the General Services Administration: Provided, That an amount estimated to be $40,700,000 is hereby transferred and otherwise made available to the Authority until expended for contracting as provided under this section, to be derived from transfers and reallocations as follows: (1) funds made available under the heading " PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM" in Public Law 104-194 for school repairs in a restricted line item; (2) all capital financing authority made available for public school capital improvements in Public Law 104-194; and (3) all capital financing authority made available for public school capital improvements which are or remain available from Public Law 104-134 or any previous appropriations Act for the District of Columbia: Provided further, That the General Services Administration, in consultation with the District of Columbia Public Schools and the District of Columbia Council and subject to the approval of the Authority and the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, shall provide program management services to assist in the short-term management of the repairs and capital improvements: Provided further. That contracting authorized under this section shall be conducted in accordance with Federal procurement rules and regulations and guidelines or such guidelines as prescribed by the Authority. SPECIAL RULES REGARDING GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND ACT SEC. 5202. WAIVER OF CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW.— Notwithstanding section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act (sec. l -233(c)(l), D.C. Code), the General Obligation Bond Act of 1996 (D.C. Bill 11-840), if enacted by the Council of the District of Columbia, shall take effect on the date of the enactment of such Act or the date of the enactment of this Act, whichever is later. AMENDMENTS TO FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE ACT SEC. 5203. (a) CALCULATION OF 7-DAY REVIEW PERIOD FOR COUNCIL ACTS.— Section 203(a)(5) of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act of 1995 (sec. 47-392.3(a)(5), D.C. Code) is amended— (1) by inserting "(excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays)" after "7-day period" the first place it appears; and (2) by striking "the date the Council submits the Act to the Authority" and inserting "the first day (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays) after the Authority receives the Act from the Council".
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