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The DC Code: § 32-1201 Definitions.

Index32 Labor. (Refs & Annos)

For purposes of this chapter, the term:

1
"Employer" means any individual, firm, association, corporation, the District of Columbia government, any receiver or trustee of any individual firm, association, or corporation, or the legal representative of a deceased employer, who uses the services of an individual ("employee") for pay in the District.
1A
"Employee" means any individual whose services are used for pay in the District by any of the entities provided for in paragraph (1) of this section.
2
"Parent" means:
A
The natural mother or father of a child;
B
A person who has legal custody of a child;
C
A person who acts as a guardian of a child regardless of whether he or she has been appointed legally as such;
D
An aunt, uncle, or grandparent of a child; or
E
A person who is married to, or in a domestic partnership with a person listed in subparagraphs (A) through (D) of this paragraph.
3
"School-related event" means an activity sponsored by either a school or an associated organization such as a parent-teacher association. A school-related event includes: a student performance such as a concert, play, or rehearsal; the sporting game of a school team or practice; a meeting with a teacher or counselor; or any similar type of activity. A school-related event shall involve the parent's child directly either as participant or subject but not as a spectator.
4
"District of Columbia Emancipation Day" means April 16th of each year.
5
"Domestic partnership" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 32- 701(4).

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 36-1601. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-237 added pars. (1A) and (4). D.C. Law 18-33, in par. (2)(E), substituted "married to, or in a domestic partnership with," for "married to"; and added par. (5). Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 4(a) of District of Columbia Emancipation Day Temporary Act of 2000 (D.C. Law 13-152, July 18, 2000, law notification 47 DCR 6102). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 4(a) of the District of Columbia Emancipation Day Emergency Amendment Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-307, April 7, 2000, 47 DCR 2710). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4(a) of District of Columbia Emancipation Day Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-20, March 16, 2001, 48 DCR 2699). Legislative History of Laws Law 10-146, the "Parental Leave Act," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-359, which was referred to the Committee on Labor. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 3, 1994, and June 7, 1994, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 23, 1994, it was assigned Act No. 10-259 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10- 146 became effective on August 17, 1994. Law 11-110, the "Technical Amendments Act of 1996," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-485, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 5, 1995, and January 4, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 26, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-199 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-110 became effective on April 18, 1996. Law 13-237, the "District of Columbia Emancipation Day Amendment Act of 2000", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-631, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 8, 2000, and December 5, 2000, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 21, 2000, it was assigned Act No. 13-514 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C.  Law 13-237 became effective on April 3, 2001. For Law 18-33, see notes following § 32-702. Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority pursuant to D.C. Law 10-146, the "D.C. Parental Leave Act of 1994", see Mayor's Order 95-66, May 2, 1995. Resolutions Resolution 14-409, the "Council Emancipation Day Delegation Emergency Resolution of 2002", was approved effective April 9, 2002. DC CODE § 32-1201 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 17, 1994, D.C. Law 10-146, § 2, 41 DCR 4477; Apr. 18, 1996, D.C. Law 11-110, § 44(a), 43 DCR 530; Apr. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-237, § 4(a), 48 DCR 597; July 18, 2008, D.C. Law 18-33, § 5, 56 DCR 4269.)