§ 17-1802. Duties of City Contractors and Those Receiving Financial Assistance.
   (1)   No Contract shall be awarded, no Financial Assistance shall be provided, and no tax abatement with respect to a construction project with a value of more than one million dollars ($1,000,000) shall be provided, unless the person awarded the Contract, or receiving the Financial Assistance or tax abatement agrees in writing:
      (a)   To identify potential job opportunities that may be available for ex-offenders, based on the matrix of job titles and work categories developed by the Personnel Director under subsection 20-1702(2), and to report to the City on such person's employment practices and experience with respect to the hiring of Returning Citizens, as that term is defined in subsection 19-2604(9), including: (i) a monthly tally of Returning Citizens hired and currently working, or an explanation as to why no Returning Citizens have been hired; and (ii) an explanation as to why any Returning Citizen who applied for employment was refused employment; 215
      (b)   To cooperate with the City in addressing the goal of securing employment for Returning Citizens; 216
      (c)   That if such person fails to comply with the requirements of such written agreement, the City may withhold any payments due under the Contract or any Financial Assistance yet to be provided until the Contractor or recipient of Financial Assistance achieves full compliance; and
      (d)   To require any subcontractor it uses (regardless of the value of the subcontract) to comply with and be bound by the provisions of this Section as if the subcontractor had been directly awarded a City contract.



   Amended, Bill No. 130769 (approved December 4, 2013).
   Amended, Bill No. 130769 (approved December 4, 2013).