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The DC Code: § 5-541.01 Salary schedule; maximum compensation permitted.

Index5 Police, Firefighters, Medical Examiner, and Forensic Sciences. (Refs & Annos)

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SALARY SCHEDULE

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Salary class                                     Service Step

and title

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Class 1: Fire

private,

police

private ...... $12,296 $12,667 $13,282 $13,897 $14,877 $15,863 $16,478

Class 2: Fire

inspector ..... 14,019   14,877   15,741   16,600   17,458   18,322   19,181

Class 3:

Detective,

assistant

pilot,

assistant

marine

engineer ...... 15,370   16,139   16,907   17,676   18,444   19,213   19,981

Class 4: Fire

sergeant,

police

sergeant,

detective

sergeant ...... 16,700   17,532   18,370   19,207   20,045   20,877  .......

Class 5: Fire

lieutenant,

police

lieutenant .... 19,303   20,273   21,237   22,202   23,166  .......  .......

Class 6: Marine

engineer,

pilot ......... 21,089   22,138   23,193   24,242  .......  .......  .......

Class 7: Fire

captain,

police

captain ....... 22,870   24,014   25,159   26,299  .......  .......  .......

Class 8:

Battalion

fire chief,

police

inspector ..... 26,511   27,836   29,166   30,496  .......  .......  .......

Class 9: Deputy

Fire Chief,

Deputy Chief

of Police ..... 31,111   33,215   35,325   37,434  .......  .......  .......

Class 10:

Assistant

Chief of

Police,

Assistant

Fire Chief .... 36,888   39,347   41,806  .......  .......  .......  .......

Class 11:

Repealed

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$17,093 $17,707

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a
Except as provided in subsections (a-1) and (b) of this section, the annual rates of basic compensation of the officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia shall be fixed in accordance with the following schedule of rates:
a-1
The Chief of Police, effective January 2, 2007, and the Fire Chief, effective April 16, 2007, shall be paid in accordance with the DX Schedule for subordinate agency heads pursuant to § 1-610.52.
b
Compensation may not be paid, by reason of any provision of this subchapter, at a rate in excess of the rate of basic pay for level V of the Executive Schedule contained in subchapter II of Chapter 53 of Title 5, United States Code.
c
Notwithstanding any other law or regulation, the annual rates of basic compensation of officers appointed pursuant to § 1-610.72 shall be established by the salary schedule established in subsection (a) of this section as modified pursuant to section § 5-545.06a.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-406. 1973 Ed., § 4-823. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-160 added subsec. (c), relating to compensation for officers appointed pursuant to § 1-610.72. D.C. Law 17-25 added subsec. (a-1). D.C. Law 17-154, in subsec. (a), substituted "subsections (a-1) and (b)" for "subsection (b)" in the lead-in language, and repealed classification "Class 11: Fire Chief, Chief of Police." in the salary schedule; and added subsec. (a-1). Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 3(a) of Lateral Appointment of Law Enforcement Officers Temporary Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Law 13-61, October 12, 1999, law notification 47 DCR 1983). For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 3(a) of Lateral Appointment of Law Enforcement Officers Clarifying Temporary Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Law 13-102, January 10, 2000, law notification 47 DCR 4339). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 3(a) of the Lateral Appointment of Law Enforcement Officers Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-137, August 4, 1999, 46 DCR 6802). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 3(a) of the Lateral Appointment of Law Enforcement Officers Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-175, November 2, 1999, 46 DCR 9236). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 3(a) of the Lateral Appointment of Law Enforcement Officers Clarifying Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-231, January 11, 2000, 47 DCR 506). For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 3(a) of the Lateral Appointment of Law Enforcement Officers Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-305, April 7, 2000, 47 DCR 2701). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 3 of District of Columbia Sentencing and Criminal Code Revision Commission Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-72, July 20, 2007, 54 DCR 7401). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 4 of District of Columbia Sentencing and Criminal Code Revision Commission Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17- 72, July 20, 2007, 54 DCR 7401). Legislative History of Laws Law 1-73, the "District of Columbia Police and Fireman's Salary Act Amendments of 1975," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-235, which was referred to the Committee on Public Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 9, 1976, and March 23, 1976, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 30, 1976, it was assigned Act No. 1-109 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 13-160, the "Omnibus Police Reform Amendment Act of 2000," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-118, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on February 1, 2000, and April 3, 2000, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 24, 2000, it was assigned Act No. 13-334 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 13-160 became effective on October 4, 2000. Law 17-25, the "District of Columbia Sentencing and Criminal Code Revision Commission Amendment Act of 2007", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-137 which was referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 21, 2007, and July 10, 2007, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 25, 2007, it was assigned Act No. 17-87 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-25 became effective on October 18, 2007. For Law 17-154, see notes following § 5-105.01. References in Text The reference in (b) to "subchapter II of Chapter 53 of Title 5, United States Code" is codified at 5 U.S.C. §§ 5311 to 5318. Miscellaneous Notes Adjustment of salary schedule by Mayor: See Act of June 19, 1976, D.C. Law 1- 73, § 4; Act of May 18, 1978, D.C. Law 2-76, § 2. Retroactive compensation: See Act of August 14, 1964, 78 Stat. 431, Pub. L. 88-426, § 502; Act of September 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 800, Pub. L. 88-575, § 106; Act of November 13, 1966, 80 Stat. 1591, Pub. L. 89-810, § 104; Act of May 27, 1968, 82 Stat. 140, Pub. L. 90-320, § 7; Act of June 30, 1970, 84 Stat. 354, Pub. L. 91-297, § 109; Act of August 29, 1972, 86 Stat. 634, Pub. L. 92-410, § 116(a), (b); Act of September 3, 1974, 88 Stat. 1036, Pub. L. 93-407, § 104; Act of June 19, 1976, D.C. Law 1-73, § 3; Act of May 18, 1978, D.C. Law 2-76, § 3. Metropolitan Police Department pay and benefit performance: Pursuant to §§ 2 and 3 of D.C. Law 6-145, the "Metropolitan Police Department Pay and Benefit Conformance Act of 1986," effective September 13, 1986, the Council approved changes to the compensation system for career and executive service employees not covered by collective bargaining. Group insurance: See Act of August 1, 1958, 72 Stat. 481, Pub. L. 85-584, § 508(b); Act of August 14, 1964, 78 Stat. 431, Pub. L. 88-426, § 501(d); Act of September 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 800, Pub. L. 88-575, § 107; Act of November 13, 1966, 80 Stat. 1591, Pub. L. 89-810, § 105; Act of May 27, 1968, 82 Stat. 140, Pub. L. 90-320, § 8; Act of June 30, 1970, 84 Stat. 354, Pub. L. 91-297, § 111; Act of August 29, 1972, 86 Stat. 634, Pub. L. 92-410, § 116(c); Act of September 3, 1974, 88 Stat. 1036, Pub. L. 93-407, § 104(c); Act of June 19, 1976, D.C. Law 1-73, § 3(c); Act of May 18, 1978, D.C. Law 2-76, § 3. DC CODE § 5-541.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 1, 1958, 72 Stat. 481, Pub. L. 85-584, title I, § 101; Oct. 24, 1962, 76 Stat. 1239, Pub. L. 87-882, § 1; Aug. 14, 1964, 78 Stat. 431, Pub. L. 88-426, title III, § 306(i)(6); Sept. 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 880, Pub. L. 88-575, title I, § 101; Nov. 13, 1966, 80 Stat. 1591, Pub. L. 89-810, title I, § 101; May 27, 1968, 82 Stat. 140, Pub. L. 90-320, § 1(a); May 27, 1968, 82 Stat. 141, Pub. L. 90-320, § 1(b); June 30, 1970, 84 Stat. 354, Pub. L. 91-297, title I, § 102; Dec. 7, 1970, 84 Stat. 1391, Pub. L. 91-530, § 3; Aug. 29, 1972, 86 Stat. 634, Pub. L. 92-410, title I, §§ 101, 102; Sept. 3, 1974, 88 Stat. 1036, Pub. L. 93-407, title I, § 101(a)(1); Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2173, Pub. L. 93-635, § 1; June 19, 1976, D.C. Law 1-73, § 2(1), 23 DCR 2807; Oct. 4, 2000, D.C. Law § 13-160, § 103(a), 47 DCR 4619; Oct. 18, 2007, D.C. Law 17-25, § 3, 54 DCR 8014; May 13, 2008, D.C. Law 17-154, § 6(a), 55 DCR 3678.)