6 U.S. Code § 462 - Office of National Capital Region Coordination
There is established within the Office of the Secretary the Office of National Capital Region Coordination, to oversee and coordinate Federal programs for and relationships with State, local, and regional authorities in the National Capital Region, as defined under section 2674(f)(2) of title 10.
The Office established under paragraph (1) shall be headed by a Director, who shall be appointed by the Secretary.
The Secretary shall cooperate with the Mayor of the District of Columbia, the Governors of Maryland and Virginia, and other State, local, and regional officers in the National Capital Region to integrate the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia into the planning, coordination, and execution of the activities of the Federal Government for the enhancement of domestic preparedness against the consequences of terrorist attacks.
Nothing contained in this section shall be construed as limiting the power of State and local governments.