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The DC Code: § 1-622.04 Definitions.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of §§ 1-622.05 through 1-622.14, the term:

1
"Annuitant" means:
A
An employee first employed by the District after September 30, 1987, who has subsequently retired pursuant to any of the following:
i
Teachers' Retirement System (§§ 38-2001.01 to 38-2023.16);
ii
Police and Fire Retirement System (§§ 5-707 to 5-730);
iii
Judges' Retirement System (§§ 11-1561 to 11-1571); or
iv
Teachers' Insurance and Annuity Association programs; or
B
An employee first employed by the District after September 30, 1987, who has subsequently separated pursuant to the District Retirement Benefit Program (§§ 1-626.03 to 1-626.14) after any of the following:
i
Reaching 57 years of age and having completed 25 years of creditable District service in a law enforcement position;
ii
Becoming entitled to retirement benefits under the Social Security Act; or
iii
Becoming entitled to disability benefits under the Social Security Act.
2
"Dependent child" includes:
A
An adopted child; and
B
A stepchild, foster child, or natural child of an employee or annuitant.
3
"Employee" means an individual first employed by the District after September 30, 1987.
4
"Member of family" means:
A
The spouse of an employee or annuitant;
B
An unmarried dependent child under 22 years of age;
C
An unmarried dependent child under 25 years of age who is a full-time student; and
D
An unmarried child regardless of age who is incapable of self-support because of mental or physical disability that existed before age 22.
5
"Viatical settlement" means an irrevocable assignment of all an employee's or former employee's incidents of ownership in a life insurance policy.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-623.4. Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(b) of the Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act Health and Life Insurance Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 1996 (D.C. Law 11-183, April 9, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 2378). For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(a) of the District of Columbia Employee Viatical Settlement Temporary Amendment Act of 1996 (D.C. Law 11-188, April 9, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 2383). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(b) of the Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act Health Benefits and Life Insurance Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-27, March 11, 1997, 44 DCR 1892), and § 2(b) of the Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act Health and Life Insurance Clarification Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-213, December 5, 1997, 44 DCR 7615). For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(a) of the District of Columbia Employee Viatical Settlement Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-26, March 11, 1997, 44 DCR 1890), and see § 2(a) of the Employee Viatical Settlement Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-212, December 5, 1997, 44 DCR 7613). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-27, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-621.02. Law 12-65, the "Comprehensive Merit Personnel Employee Viatical Settlement Amendment Act of 1997," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-228, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 7, 1997, and November 4, 1997, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 21, 1997, it was assigned Act No. 12-204 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12-65 became effective on March 20, 1998. For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-66, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-621.03. DC CODE § 1-622.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 2204, as added Oct. 1, 1987, D.C. Law 7- 27, § 2(f), 34 DCR 5079; Mar. 20, 1998, D.C. Law 12-65, § 2(a), 44 DCR 7608; Mar. 20, 1998, D.C. Law 12-66, § 2(b), 45 DCR 343.)