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The DC Code: § 5-901 Annual awards for meritorious service.

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

For the official recognition of outstanding acts in the line of duty by the members of the Police, Fire, and Corrections Departments of the District of Columbia there shall be awarded annually 1 gold medal and 1 or more silver medals, appropriately inscribed, to those members of each Department who have by outstanding or conspicuous services earned such awards.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-701. 1973 Ed., § 4-701. Legislative History of Laws Law 5-94, the "Correctional Officers Meritorious Service Recognition Amendment Act of 1984," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-342, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on April 10, 1984, and April 30, 1984, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on May 9, 1984, it was assigned Act No. 5-135 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 5-901 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1556, ch. 696, § 1; July 24, 1956, 70 Stat. 627, ch. 685, § 1; June 29, 1984, D.C. Law 5-94, § 2(b), 31 DCR 2549.)