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The DC Code: § 32-801 Purpose of subchapter.

Index32 Labor. (Refs & Annos)

The purpose of this subchapter is to foster, promote, and develop the safety of wage earners of the District of Columbia in relation to their working conditions.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 36-221. 1973 Ed., § 36-431. Legislative History of Laws Law 7-186, the "D.C. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1988," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 7-28, which was referred to the Committee on Housing and Economic Development. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on September 27, 1988, and October 11, 1988, respectively. Approved without the signature of the Mayor on November 2, 1988, it was assigned Act No. 7-245 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Miscellaneous Notes Repeal of chapter: Section 25 of D.C. Law 7-186 repeals subchapter II of Chapter 2 of Title 36 [Chapter 8 of Title 32, 2001 Ed.]. Section 26(a) ( D.C.Code, 32-1124(a)) provides that §§ 36-1202, 36-1203, 36-1205 to 36-1223 [§§ 32-1102, 32-1103, 32-1105 to 32-1123, 2001 Ed.], and the repeal of subchapter II of Chapter 2 of Title 36 [Chapter 8 of Title 32, 2001 Ed.] shall apply 2 years after approval of the plan by the Secretary. DC CODE § 32-801 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 19, 1918, ch. 174, title II, § 1; Oct. 14, 1941, 55 Stat. 738, ch. 438, § 3.)