this is an outdated text: switch to the updated & improved dc code website
home, about

The DC Code: § 5-605 Promulgation of rules and regulations by Mayor.

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

The Mayor is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to carry out the purposes of this chapter, including, but not limited to, regulations:

1
With respect to the determination and establishment of the reasonable value of the hospital, medical, surgical, or dental care and treatment (including prostheses and medical appliances) furnished or to be furnished, or paid or to be paid; and
2
To provide procedures for distributing the proceeds from recoveries and settlements obtained by either the injured or diseased policeman or fireman or the District of Columbia; provided, that in any event said policeman or fireman, or his guardian, personal representative, estate, dependents, or survivors shall have the right to retain not less than one-fifth of the net amount of any money or other property remaining after the expenses of a suit or settlement have been deducted; and in addition at the time of distribution, an amount equivalent to a reasonable attorney's fee proportionate to the lien of the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-505. 1973 Ed., § 4-1005. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-100, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 5-601. Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority pursuant to Law 2-100, see Mayor's Order 86-63, April 22, 1986. DC CODE § 5-605 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 17, 1978, D.C. Law 2-100, § 6, 25 DCR 288.)