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The DC Code: § 1-319.01 Utilization by District government encouraged; exception.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)

It shall be the policy of the District of Columbia government to utilize volunteer citizens in as many governmental programs as is practicable to serve the interests of the community. No volunteer person shall be used to fill any position or perform any service which is currently being performed by an employee of the District of Columbia government.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-304. 1973 Ed., § 1-215a. Legislative History of Laws Law 2-12 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-87, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 22, 1977 and April 5, 1977, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 26, 1977, it was assigned Act No. 2-33 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 1-319.01 Current through December 11, 2012


(June 28, 1977, D.C. Law 2-12, § 2, 24 DCR 1442.)