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The DC Code: § 5-410 Restrictions on leaving District; or being absent from duty.

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No member of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia shall, unless on leave of absence, go beyond the confines of the District of Columbia, or be absent from duty without permission.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-310. 1973 Ed., § 4-409a. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-194 deleted the second sentence which had read: "Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the right of officers and members of the Fire Department to reside anywhere within the Washington, District of Columbia, Metropolitan District." Legislative History of Laws For Law 15-194, see notes following § 5-105.01. DC CODE § 5-410 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 25, 1956, 70 Stat. 647, ch. 726, § 2; Aug. 21, 1964, 78 Stat. 583, Pub. L. 88-471, § 6(f); Sept. 30, 2004, D.C. Law 15-194, § 1201(b), 51 DCR 9406.)