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The DC Code: § 1-606.08 Attorney fees.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)
a
The Hearing Examiner or the Arbitrator may require payment by the agency of reasonable attorney fees if the appellant is the prevailing party and payment is warranted in the interest of justice.
b
Expired.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-606.8. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-166 designated subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 8-127, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-606.06. Law 14-166, the "Office of Employee Appeals Attorney Fees Clarification Amendment Act of 2002", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-29, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations.   The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 5, 2002, and April 9, 2002, respectively.  Signed by the Mayor on April 30, 2002, it was assigned Act No. 14-355 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C. Law 14-166 became effective on June 28, 2002. Editor's Notes Pursuant to its own terms, subsection (b) expired one year after June 28, 2002. Miscellaneous Notes Section 7034 of D.C. Law 17-219 repealed section 3 of D.C. Law 14-166. DC CODE § 1-606.08 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 607, as added May 15, 1990, D.C. Law 8- 127, § 2(e), 37 DCR 2093; June 28, 2002, D.C. Law 14-166, § 2, 49 DCR 4471.)