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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-621—NOV. 8, 1984

98 STAT. 3373

and District employee organizations affected by this Act, to make recommendations on the system implementation plan. The committee shall consider staffing patterns under a comprehensive District mental health care system, retention of Hospital employees under such system. Federal retraining for such employees, and any other areas of concern related to the establishment of a comprehensive District system. In developing the system implementation plan the Mayor shall carefully consider the recommendations of the committee. Such advisory committee shall not be subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act. (3) The Mayor and such working groups shall, in developing the plan, solicit comments from the public, which shall include professional organizations, provider agencies and individuals, and mental health advocacy groups in the District of Columbia. (e)(1) The Mayor and the Secretary may, during the service coordination period, by mutual agreement and consistent with the requirements of the system implementation plan direct the shift of selected program responsibilities and staff resources from Saint Elizabeths Hospital to the District. The Secretary may assign staff occupying positions in affected programs to work under the supervision of the District. The Mayor shall notify the Committee on the District of Columbia of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources and the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the Senate in writing of any planned shift in program responsibilites or staff resources not less than 30 days prior to the implementation of such shift. (2)(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), after October 1, 1984, and during the service coordination period, no request for proposals may be issued by the Secretary for any areas of commercial activity at the Hospital pursuant to Office of Management and Budget circular A-76. (B) The limitation under subparagraph (A) shall not apply to studies initiated pursuant to such circular prior to October 1, 1984. (f)(1) To assist the Mayor in the development of the system implementation plan, the Secretary shall contract for a financial audit and a physical plant audit of all existing facilities at the Hospital to be completed by January 1, 1986. The financial audit shall be conducted according to generally accepted accounting principles. The physical plant audit shall recognize any relevant national and District codes and estimate the useful life of existing facility support systems. (2)(A) Pursuant to such physical plant audit, the Secretary shall initiate not later than October 1, 1987, and complete not later than October 1, 1991, such repairs and renovations to such physical plant and facility support systems of the Hospital as are to be utilized by the District under the system implementation plan as part of a comprehensive District mental health system, as are necessary to meet any applicable code requirements or standards. (B) At a minimum until October 1, 1987, the Secretary shall maintain all other facilities and infrastructure of the Hospital not assumed by the District in the condition described in such audit. (g) During the service coordination period, the District of Columbia and the Secretary, to the extent provided in the Federal court consent decree, shall be jointly responsible for providing citizens with the full range and scope of mental health services set forth in such decree and the system implementation plan. No provision of this Act or any action or agreement during the service coordination

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