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The DC Code: § 32-1518 Compensation as lien against assets.

Index32 Labor. (Refs & Annos)

Any person entitled to compensation under the provisions of this chapter shall have a lien against the assets of the carrier or employer for such compensation without limit of amount, and shall, upon insolvency, bankruptcy, or reorganization in bankruptcy proceedings of the carrier or employer, or both, be entitled to preference and priority in the distribution of the assets of such carrier or employer, or both.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 36-318. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-77, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-1501. DC CODE § 32-1518 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 1, 1980, D.C. Law 3-77, § 19, 27 DCR 2503.)