Code of the District of Columbia

§ 32–541.12(Perm). Enforcement by civil action.

(a) Subject to the provisions in subsection (b) of this section, an eligible individual, the Attorney General of the District of Columbia, or the Mayor may bring a civil action against any employer to enforce the provisions of subchapter IV of Chapter 5 of Title 32 in any court of competent jurisdiction.

(b)(1) No civil action may be commenced more than one year after the occurrence or discovery of the alleged violation of subchapter IV of Chapter 5 of Title 32.

(2) This one-year limitations period shall be tolled during the course of any administrative proceedings or during any period when a covered employer has failed to comply with the notice provisions of subchapter IV of Chapter 5 of Title 32.

(c) If a court determines that an employer violated any provision of subchapter IV of Chapter 5 of Title 32, § 32-509(b)(6) and (7) shall apply.


(Apr. 7, 2017, D.C. Law 21-264, § 112, 64 DCR 2121.)