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The DC Code: § 1-608.59 Residency.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)
a
The provisions of § 1-608.01(e) shall apply to employment in the Legal Service other than the Senior Executive Service Attorney Service and attorneys employed by the Council of the District of Columbia.
b
Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 1-608.01(e) and 2-1401.01 et seq., any attorney appointed to the Senior Executive Service Attorney Service and attorneys employed by the Council of the District of Columbia shall become a bona fide resident of the District within 180 days of the effective date of the appointment, and shall remain a District resident for the duration of the employment. Failure to become a District resident or to maintain District residency shall result in forfeiture of the position to which the person has been appointed.
c
The Director of Personnel may waive the residency requirement in subsection (b) of this section for any individual appointed to a hard-to-fill position pursuant to § 1-608.53.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-609.59. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-91, in subsecs. (a) and (b), substituted "the Senior Executive Service Attorney Service and attorneys employed by the Council of the District of Columbia" for "the Senior Executive Attorney Service". Emergency Act Amendments For temporary addition of subchapter, see note to § 1-608.51. For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 3(d) of the Legal Services Clarification and Technical Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-203, December 8, 1999, 46 DCR 10456). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 3(d) of the Legal Services Clarification and Technical Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-293, March 7, 2000, 47 DCR 2063). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-260, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-604.04. For Law 13-91, see notes following § 1-602.03. DC CODE § 1-608.59 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 859, as added Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-260, § 2(j), 46 DCR 1318; Apr. 12, 2000. D.C. Law 13-91, § 110(e), 47 DCR 520.)