The goal of affirmative action in employment throughout the District government is, and must continue to be, full representation, in jobs at all salary and wage levels and scales, in accordance with the representation of all groups in the available work force of the District of Columbia, including, but not limited to, Blacks, Whites, Spanish-speaking Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, females, and males. As used in §§ 1-521.01 to 1-521.08, "available work force" means the total population of the District of Columbia between the ages of 18 and 65.
Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-507. 1973 Ed., § 1-320a. Legislative History of Laws Law 1-63 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-133, which was referred to the Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 18, 1975 and December 2, 1975, respectively. Disapproved by the Mayor on December 24, 1975, reenacted on January 19, 1976, and signed by the President on February 27, 1976, it was assigned Act No. 1-87 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 1-521.01 Current through December 11, 2012
(May 6, 1976, D.C. Law 1-63, § 2, 22 DCR 6538.)