Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–220.11. Applicability.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, the requirements of this subchapter shall apply to contracts and agreements for government assistance (“agreement”) entered into after June 8, 2006, and shall not apply to any existing agreement entered into prior to that date. Where an agreement is renewed or extended after that date, that renewal or extension shall be deemed a new agreement and shall trigger coverage under this subchapter if the terms of the renewed or extended agreement otherwise meet the requirements for coverage under this subchapter.

(b) Repealed.

(c) The minimum wage required by § 32-1003, shall apply to an agreement entered into, renewed, or extended on or after August 19, 2016; provided, that the living wage is lower than the minimum wage required by § 32-1003.


(June 8, 2006, D.C. Law 16-118, § 111, 53 DCR 2602; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-169, § 5(b), 59 DCR 5567; Aug. 19, 2016, D.C. Law 21-144, § 3(b), 63 DCR 9275.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2012 amendment by D.C. Law 19-169 substituted “persons with intellectual disabilities” for “mentally retarded persons” in (b).

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 3(b) of Fair Shot Minimum Wage Emergency Amendment Act of 2016 (D.C. Act 21-428, June 28, 2016, 63 DCR 9271).

Editor's Notes

Section 35 of D.C. Law 19-169 provided that no provision of the act shall impair any right or obligation existing under law.