D.C. Act 21-420. Metropolitan Police Department Officer Retention and Recruitment Incentives Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2016.

D.C. Act 21-420. Metropolitan Police Department Officer Retention and Recruitment Incentives Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2016.

AN ACT

To amend, on an emergency basis, due to congressional review, the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978 and the Metropolitan Police Department Application, Appointment, and Training Requirements Act of 2000 to create incentives for the retention and recruitment of Metropolitan Police Department officers.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Metropolitan Police Department Officer Retention and Recruitment Incentives Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2016".

Note § 1-611.03

Sec. 2. Section 1103 of the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978, effective March 3, 1979 (D.C. Law 2-139; D.C. Official Code § 1-611.03), is amended as follows:

(a) Subsection (f)(1) is repealed.

(b) A new subsection (g) is added to read as follows:

"(g)(1) The Chief of Police may grant time off, to be considered FLSA-exempt, to uniformed members of the Metropolitan Police Department at the rank of Inspector and above, and the civilian equivalents, for work performed in excess of an 80-hour biweekly pay period, excluding roll call; provided, that:

"(A) FLSA-exempt time off granted to any individual employee shall not exceed a total of 80 hours in any consecutive 12-month period;

"(B) FLSA-exempt time off shall be forfeited if not used by the end of the leave year following the leave year in which it was earned; and

"(C) FLSA-exempt time off not used at the time of an employee's separation from service shall not be included in any form of leave payment.

"(2) The Mayor, pursuant to Title I of the District of Columbia Administrative Procedure Act, approved October 21, 1968 (82 Stat. 1204; D.C. Official Code § 2-501 et seq.), shall issue rules to implement the provisions of this subsection.".

Note § 5-107.01

Sec. 3. Section 202(e) of the Metropolitan Police Department Application, Appointment, and Training Requirements Act of 2000, effective October 4, 2000 (D.C. Law 13-160; D.C. Official Code § 5-107.01(e)), is amended as follows:

(a) The lead-in language is amended by striking the phrase "As of the effective date of the Metropolitan Police Department Amendment Act of 2006, passed on 2nd reading on December 5, 2006 (Enrolled version of Bill 16-586), to" and inserting the word "To" in its place.

(b) Paragraph (2) is amended by striking the phrase "3 years" and inserting the phrase "2 years" in its place.

(c) Paragraph (3) is amended by striking the phrase "5 years" and inserting the phrase "3 years" in its place.

Sec. 4. Applicability.

This act shall apply as of June 15, 2016.

Sec. 5. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).

Sec. 6. Effective date.

This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).