No assignment, release, or commutation of compensation or benefits due or payable under this chapter, except as provided by this chapter, shall be valid, and such compensation and benefits shall be exempt from all claims or creditors and from levy, execution, and attachment or other remedy for recovery or collection of a debt, which exemption may not be waived.
Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 36-317. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-77, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-1501. DC CODE § 32-1517 Current through December 11, 2012
(July 1, 1980, D.C. Law 3-77, § 18, 27 DCR 2503.)