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The DC Code: § 5-542.02 Additional compensation for helicopter pilot, bomb disposal, or scuba diving duty.

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

Each officer or member of the Metropolitan Police Force, including, notwithstanding any other law or regulation, each officer or member appointed pursuant to § 1-610.72, and United States Park Police force assigned on or after the effective date of the District of Columbia Police and Firemen's Salary Act Amendments of 1972: (1) to perform the duty of a helicopter pilot; or (2) to render explosive devices ineffective or to otherwise dispose of such devices shall receive, in addition to his scheduled rate of basic compensation, $2,270 per annum, except in the case of an officer or member of the United States Park Police, who shall receive a per annum amount equal to 7 percent of the sum of such officer's or member's rate of basic compensation plus locality pay adjustments, so long as he remains in such assignment. Further, each officer or member of the metropolitan police force assigned on or after August 29, 1972, to the Harbor Patrol division within the Metropolitan Police Department as scuba divers shall receive in addition to his or her scheduled rate of basic compensation, $2,710 per annum so long as he or she remains in such assignment. The additional compensation authorized by this section shall be paid to an officer or member in the same manner as he is paid basic compensation to which he is entitled, except that when such an officer or member ceases to be in such an assignment, the loss of such additional compensation shall not constitute an adverse action for the purposes of § 7511 et seq. of Title 5 of the United States Code. No officer or member who receives the additional compensation authorized by this section may receive additional compensation under § 5-543.02.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-408. 1973 Ed., § 4-825. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-160, after "Metropolitan Police Force", added "including, notwithstanding any other law or regulation, each officer or member appointed pursuant to § 1-611.72,". Pub. L. 111-282 deleted "United States Secret Service Uniformed Division, " preceding "and United States Park Police force". Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 3(b) 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(b) 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(b) 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(b) 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(b) 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(b) 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(g) 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(g) 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(g) 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(g) 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). Legislative History of Laws Law 12-252, the "Hazardous Duty Compensation for Metropolitan Police Department Scuba Divers Amendment Act of 1998," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-142, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 1, 1998 and December 15, 1998, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 29, 1998, it was assigned Act No. 12-593 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12-252 became effective on April 20, 1999. For Law 13-160, see § 5-541.01. References in Text The effective date of the Police and Firemen's Salary Act Amendments of 1972, referred to in the first sentence of this section, is prescribed by § 118 of the Act of August 29, 1972, 86 Stat. 634, Pub. L. 92-410. DC CODE § 5-542.02 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 1, 1958, 72 Stat. 483, Pub. L. 85-584, title II, § 202; Sept. 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 881, Pub. L. 88-575, title I, § 103; Aug. 29, 1972, 86 Stat. 636, Pub. L. 92-410, title I, § 104; Sept. 3, 1974, 88 Stat. 1036, Pub. L. 93- 407, title I, § 101(a)(2), (3); Nov. 15, 1977, 91 Stat. 1371, Pub. L. 95- 179; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-252, § 2, 46 DCR 1127; Oct. 4, 2000, D.C. Law 13-160, § 103(b), 47 DCR 4619; Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, Pub. L. 106-554, § 1(a)(4), H.R. 5666 § 906(b); Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3033, Pub. L. 111-282, § 4(b)(2)(A).)