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The DC Code: § 1-610.57 Performance incentives

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)

The Mayor may authorize performance incentives for exceptional service for subordinate agency heads not to exceed 10% of the rate of basic pay in any year. Exceptional service incentives may be paid only if:

1
The agency head is bound by a performance contract, available to the public upon request, that clearly identifies measurable goals and outcomes; and
2
The agency head has exceeded contractual expectations in the year for which the incentive is paid.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-611.57. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-190 rewrote the section which had read as follows: "The Mayor may authorize performance incentives for exceptional service for subordinate agency heads not to exceed 10% of the rate of basic pay in any year. Exceptional service incentives may be paid only when the agency head is bound by a performance contract that clearly identifies measurable goals and outcomes and the agency head has exceeded contractual expectations in the year for which the incentive is paid." Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2702 of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-453, July 23, 2002, 49 DCR 8026). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-124, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-603.01. For Law 14-190, see notes following § 1-301.131. Miscellaneous Notes Applicability of § 101(m) of D.C. Law 12-124: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-610.51. Short title of title XXVIII of Law 14-190: Section 2801 of D.C. Law 14-190 provided that title XXVIII of the act may be cited as the Executive Compensation and Fiscal Responsibility Amendment Act of 2002. DC CODE § 1-610.57 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 1057, as added June 10, 1998, D.C. Law 12-124, § 101(m), 45 DCR 2464; Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 2802, 49 DCR 6968.)