- (1) There shall be established an employee deferred compensation program which meets the requirements of this section and § 457 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and the regulations and interpretations thereunder.
- The employee deferred compensation program shall be in addition to any other retirement, pension, or benefit system established by law, and no deferral of income under the employee deferred compensation program shall effect a reduction of the amount of any other retirement, pension or other benefit provided by law. Any amount deferred under the employee deferred compensation program shall be included in the employee's compensation for purposes of computing contributions to existing life insurance, retirement systems, F.I.C.A. or any other system keyed to the employee's scheduled rate of pay, but shall not be included for the purposes of computing federal or District income tax withholdings on behalf of any such employee.
- Any amount of compensation deferred under the employee deferred compensation program and any income attributable to the amount so deferred, shall be includible in the employee's District gross income pursuant to Chapter 18 of this title only for the taxable years in which such compensation or other income is paid or otherwise made available to the employee or other beneficiary, and shall be subject to District income tax withholding for such year pursuant to Chapter 18 of this title.
- Members of boards and commissions whose pay is set under § 1-611.08 shall not be eligible to participate in the employee deferred compensation program.
- The Mayor may enter into an agreement with any personnel authority or independent agency for the purpose of extending to the employees of such personnel authority or independent agency eligibility to participate in the employee deferred compensation program.
- The provisions of this section are not subject to review by the Office of Employee Appeals under subchapter VI of Chapter 6 of Title 1, nor are they subject to the provisions of subchapter XVII of Chapter 6 of Title 1, concerning collective bargaining.
Historical and Statutory
1981 Ed., § 47-3601.
Legislative History of Laws
Law 5-118, the "Deferred Compensation Act of 1984," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-177, which was referred to the Committee on Finance and Revenue. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 26, 1984 and July 10, 1984, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 13, 1984, it was assigned Act No. 5-170 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.
References in Text
Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, referred to in paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of this section, is classified to 26 U.S.C. § 457.
Delegation of Authority
Delegation of authority under D.C. Law 5-118, see Mayor's Order 85-64, May 20, 1985.
DC CODE § 47-3601
Current through December 11, 2012
(Sept. 26, 1984, D.C. Law 5-118, § 2, 31 DCR 4034; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575.)