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The DC Code: § 1-610.58 Separation pay.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)
a
A subordinate agency head may be paid separation pay of up to 12 weeks of his or her basic pay upon separation from the government at the discretion of the Mayor; provided that, the agency head has been a District government employee for at least one year prior to the separation; otherwise the separation pay shall not exceed 4 weeks of the agency head's basic pay.
b
(1) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section and except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, Charles H. Ramsey, Chief of Police, shall be paid separation pay equivalent to up to 6 months of his basic pay upon involuntary separation from the District government by the Mayor if the involuntary separation is without cause.
2
If Chief Ramsey is involuntarily separated without cause at any time during the last 6 months of his term, as that term is set forth in § 5-105.01(c), he shall be entitled to separation pay equal to the actual number of days remaining in his term.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-611.58. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-52 added "provided that, the agency head has been a District government employee for at least one year prior to the separation; otherwise the separation pay shall not exceed 4 weeks of the agency head's basic pay". D.C. Law 16-199 designated the existing text as subsec. (a); and added subsec. (b). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-124, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-603.01. For Law 13-52, see notes following § 1-609.3. Law 16-199, the "Separation Pay, Term of Office and Voluntary Retirement Modifications for Chief of Police Charles H. Ramsey Amendment Act of 2006", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-733, which was referred to the Committee on Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on July 11, 2006, and October 3, 2006, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on October 23, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-494 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16-199 became effective on March 2, 2007. Miscellaneous Notes Applicability of § 101(m) of D.C. Law 12-124: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-610.51. DC CODE § 1-610.58 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 1058, as added June 10, 1998, D.C. Law 12-124, § 101(m), 45 DCR 2464; Mar. 7, 2000, D.C. Law 13-52, § 3, 46 DCR 9911; Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-199, § 2, 53 DCR 8832.)