2 USC 1903 - Chief Administrative Officer

(a) In general 
There shall be within the Capitol Police an Office of Administration to be headed by a Chief Administrative Officer as follows:
(1) Not later than 60 days after December 21, 2000, the Chief Administrative Officer shall be appointed by the Chief of the Capitol Police after consultation with the Capitol Police Board and the Comptroller General, and shall report to and serve at the pleasure of the Chief of the Capitol Police.
(2) The Comptroller General shall evaluate the performance of the Chief Administrative Officer in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the Office of Administration as outlined in this section. The Comptroller General shall meet with the Chief of the Capitol Police and the Capitol Police Board at least quarterly to provide an analysis of the performance of the Chief Administrative Officer. The Comptroller General shall report the results of the evaluation to the Chief of the Capitol Police, the Capitol Police Board, the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate, the Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives, and the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate.
(3) The Chief of the Capitol Police shall appoint as Chief Administrative Officer an individual with the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out the responsibilities for budgeting, financial management, information technology, and human resource management described in this section.

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(4) The annual rate of pay for the Chief Administrative Officer shall be the amount equal to $1,000 less than the annual rate of pay in effect for the Chief of the Capitol Police.
(5) The Capitol Police shall reimburse from available appropriations any costs incurred by the Comptroller General under this section, which shall be deposited to the appropriation of the Government Accountability Office then available and remain available until expended.
(b) Responsibilities 
The Chief Administrative Officer shall have the following areas of responsibility:
(1) Budgeting 
The Chief Administrative Officer shall
(A) prepare and submit to the Capitol Police Board an annual budget for the Capitol Police; and
(B) execute the budget and monitor through periodic examinations the execution of the Capitol Police budget in relation to actual obligations and expenditures.
(2) Financial management 
The Chief Administrative Officer shall
(A) oversee all financial management activities relating to the programs and operations of the Capitol Police;
(B) develop and maintain an integrated accounting and financial system for the Capitol Police, including financial reporting and internal controls, which
(i) complies with applicable accounting principles, standards, and requirements, and internal control standards;

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(ii) complies with any other requirements applicable to such systems; and
(iii) provides for
(I) complete, reliable, consistent, and timely information which is prepared on a uniform basis and which is responsive to financial information needs of the Capitol Police;
(II) the development and reporting of cost information;
(III) the integration of accounting and budgeting information; and
(IV) the systematic measurement of performance;
(C) direct, manage, and provide policy guidance and oversight of Capitol Police financial management personnel, activities, and operations, including
(i) the recruitment, selection, and training of personnel to carry out Capitol Police financial management functions; and
(ii) the implementation of Capitol Police asset management systems, including systems for cash management, debt collection, and property and inventory management and control; and
(D) Prepare[1] annual financial statements for the Capitol Police, and such financial statements shall be audited by the Inspector General of the Capitol Police or by an independent public accountant, as determined by the Inspector General.
(3) Information technology 
The Chief Administrative Officer shall
(A) direct, coordinate, and oversee the acquisition, use, and management of information technology by the Capitol Police;
(B) promote and oversee the use of information technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of programs of the Capitol Police; and
(C) establish and enforce information technology principles, guidelines, and objectives, including developing and maintaining an information technology architecture for the Capitol Police.
(4) Human resources 
The Chief Administrative Officer shall
(A) direct, coordinate, and oversee human resources management activities of the Capitol Police;
(B) develop and monitor payroll and time and attendance systems and employee services; and
(C) develop and monitor processes for recruiting, selecting, appraising, and promoting employees.
(c) Administrative provisions 

(1) Personnel 
The Chief Administrative Officer is authorized to select, appoint, employ, and discharge such officers and employees as may be necessary to carry out the functions, powers, and duties of the Office of Administration, but shall not have the authority to hire or discharge uniformed and operational police force personnel.
(2) Resources of other agencies 
The Chief Administrative Officer may utilize resources of another agency on a reimbursable basis to be paid from available appropriations of the Capitol Police.
(d) Plan 
No later than 180 days after appointment, the Chief Administrative Officer shall prepare and submit to Chief of the Capitol Police, the Capitol Police Board, and the Comptroller General, a plan
(1) describing the policies, procedures, and actions the Chief Administrative Officer will take in carrying out the responsibilities assigned under this section;
(2) identifying and defining responsibilities and roles of all offices, bureaus, and divisions of the Capitol Police for budgeting, financial management, information technology, and human resources management; and
(3) detailing mechanisms for ensuring that the offices, bureaus, and divisions perform their responsibilities and roles in a coordinated and integrated manner.
(e) Report 
No later than September 30, 2001, the Chief Administrative Officer shall prepare and submit to the Chief of the Capitol Police, the Capitol Police Board, and the Comptroller General, a report on the Chief Administrative Officers progress in implementing the plan described in subsection (d) of this section and recommendations to improve the budgeting, financial, information technology, and human resources management of the Capitol Police, including organizational, accounting and administrative control, and personnel changes.
(f) Submission to Committees 
The Chief of the Capitol Police shall submit the plan required in subsection (d) of this section and report required in subsection (e) of this section to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and of the Senate, the Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives, and the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate.
(g) Termination of role 
As of October 1, 2002, the role of the Comptroller General, as established by this section, will cease.
[1] So in original. Probably should not be capitalized.