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The DC Code: § 1-602.01 Coverage; exceptions.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)
a
Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, unless specifically exempted from certain provisions, this chapter shall apply to all employees of the District of Columbia government, except the Chief Judges and Associate Judges of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the nonjudicial personnel of said Courts. With the exception of subchapters V and XVII of this chapter, and § 1-608.01(e), employees of the D.C. General Hospital and the D.C. General Hospital Commission shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter.
b
Repealed.
c
The provisions of subchapter XV-A shall apply to employees of all District agencies, including, but not limited to employees of subordinate agencies, independent agencies, the District of Columbia Board of Education, the Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia, the District of Columbia Housing Authority, and the Metropolitan Police Department.
d
With the exception of subchapters V, XXVII, XV-A, XXI, XXII, XXIII and XXVI, employees of the District of Columbia Housing Authority shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-602.1. 1973 Ed., § 1-332.1. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-105 added subsec. (d). D.C. Law 14-310, in subsec. (c), validated a previously made technical correction. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 102(a)(1) of the Whistleblower Reinforcement Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-400, July 13, 1998, 45 DCR 5158) and § 102(a)(1) of the Whistleblower Reinforcement Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-464, October 28, 1998, 45 DCR 7821). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 26 of the District of Columbia Housing Authority Emergency Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-259, February 9, 2000, 47 DCR 1129). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 26 of the District of Columbia Housing Authority Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-346, June 5, 2000, 47 DCR 4980). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-139, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-601.01. For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-27, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-621.02. Law 7-228 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 7-536, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 29, 1988 and December 13, 1988, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 11, 1989, it was assigned Act No. 7-303 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 12-160, the "Whistleblower Reinforcement Act of 1998," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-191, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 5, 1998, and June 2, 1998, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 23, 1998, it was assigned Act No. 12-398 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12-160 became effective on October 7, 1998. Law 13-105, the "District of Columbia Housing Authority Act of 1999," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-169, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 7, 1999, and December 21, 1999, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 18, 2000, it was assigned Act No. 13-254 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 13-105 became effective on May 9, 2000. For Law 14-310, see notes following § 1-307.63. Miscellaneous Notes Washington Convention Center: Section 9-817 of the D.C. Code provides that the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978 shall not apply to employees of the Washington Convention Center. DC CODE § 1-602.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 201, 25 DCR 5740; Oct. 1, 1987, D.C. Law 7-27, § 2(a), 34 DCR 5079; Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-228, § 2(a), 36 DCR 754; Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 760, Pub. L. 105-33, § 11261(b)(1); Oct. 7, 1998, D.C. Law 12-160, § 102(a)(1), 45 DCR 5147; May 9, 2000, D.C. Law 13- 105, § 27, 47 DCR 1325; June 12, 2003, D.C. Law 14-310, § 4(a), 50 DCR 1092.)