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The DC Code: § 1-748 Claims procedure.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)

In accordance with regulations issued by the Board, the Board shall provide to any participant or beneficiary who has a claim for benefits under a retirement program denied:

Adequate written notice of such denial, setting forth the specific reasons for such denial in a manner calculated to be understood by such participant or beneficiary; and
A reasonable opportunity for a full and fair review of the decision denying such claim.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-748. 1973 Ed., § 1-1848. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-354 substituted "In accordance with regulations issued by the Board, the Board shall" for "In accordance with regulations of the Council, the Mayor shall". Legislative History of Laws For Law 15-354, see notes following § 1-523.01. Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority under Law 4-123, see Mayor's Order 83-245, October 14, 1983. DC CODE § 1-748 Current through December 11, 2012


(Nov. 17, 1979, 93 Stat. 866, Pub. L. 96-122, § 188; Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 3(d), 52 DCR 2638.)