Code of the District of Columbia

§ 51–108. Payment of benefits and refunds.

Moneys shall be requisitioned from the District of Columbia account in the Unemployment Trust Fund solely for the payment of benefits and refunds as provided under §§ 51-104(i) and 51-101(2)(E)(iv) in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Director. The Director shall from time to time requisition from the Unemployment Trust Fund such amounts not exceeding the amounts standing to the District of Columbia’s account therein as the Director deems necessary for the payment of benefits and refunds for a reasonable future period. Upon receipt of the amount requisitioned, the Director shall deposit it in the benefit account of the District Unemployment Fund in the Treasury of the United States as a special deposit to be used solely to pay the benefits and refunds provided in this subchapter. All payments of benefits shall be made by the Chief Financial Officer and shall be subject to a post, but not a prior, audit by the Office of the Inspector General.


(Aug. 28, 1935, 49 Stat. 950, ch. 794, § 9; renumbered § 8, June 4, 1943, 57 Stat. 114, ch. 117, § 1; Sept. 24, 1993, D.C. Law 10-15, § 206, 40 DCR 5420; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 2112(c), 63 DCR 10775.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 46-109.

1973 Ed., § 46-308.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 51-101, § 51-114, and § 51-116.

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 113 of District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Comprehensive Improvements Temporary Amendment Act of 1992 (D.C. Law 9-260, March 27, 1993, law notification 40 DCR 2330).