(a) The Department shall have sufficient staff, supervisory personnel, and resources
to accomplish the purposes of this subchapter. There is hereby established in the Department:
(1) The Office of the Director, which shall be responsible for all administrative
activities, such as human resources, technology and information services, facilities
management and transportation, contracting and procurement, and budget and financial
services, with subordinate staff offices responsible for overall management responsibility
of the office;
(2) The Division of Secure Programs, whose Deputy Director shall be responsible for
operations at the Oak Hill Youth Center, the Youth Services Center, and any other
Department secure facility;
(3) The Division of Court and Community Programs, whose Deputy Director shall be responsible
for aftercare services for committed youth and prevention programs;
(4) The Division of Performance Management, whose Deputy Director shall be responsible
for licensure, regulation, technical assistance, training, quality assurance, quality
improvement, risk management, program evaluation, data collection, contract monitoring,
policy formulation, legislative affairs, and monitoring and reporting on compliance
with standards, policies, court orders, laws, rules, and regulations;
(5) The Office of Internal Integrity, which shall be responsible for the swift and
competent internal investigations into allegations and indications of unprofessional
and unlawful conduct by employees or contractors of the Department; and
(6) The Office of the General Counsel, which shall be responsible for reviewing legal
matters pertaining to the Department and its programs, analyzing existing or proposed
federal or local legislation and rules, managing the development of new legislation
and rules, and coordinating legal services to the Department, and shall be headed
by a General Counsel, who shall be in the Senior Executive Attorney Service of the
Legal Service as an at-will employee under the direction and control of the Attorney
General for the District of Columbia.
(b) Notwithstanding the proposed organization established in subsection (a) of this
section, the Director of the Department shall have the authority, pursuant to § 2-1515.02(e), to organize and reorganize the organizational structure set forth in this section.
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