Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–139.01. Contact tracing hiring requirements.

*NOTE: This section was created by emergency legislation that will expire on June 10, 2021.*

Of the number of persons hired by the Department of Health for positions, whether they be temporary or permanent, under the Contact Trace Force initiative to contain the spread of the novel 2019 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in the District, the Director of the Department of Health shall establish a goal and make the best effort to hire at least 50% District residents, and for the position of investigator, whether it be a temporary or permanent position, also establish a goal and make the best effort to hire at least 25% graduates from a workforce development or adult education program funded or administered by the District of Columbia.


(Aug. 11, 1939, ch. 601, § 9a; as added Mar. 17, 2021, D.C. Act 24-30, § 506, 68 DCR 003101.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 506 of Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-30, Mar. 17, 2021, 68 DCR 003101).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of this section, see § 506 of Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Law 23-130, Oct. 9, 2020, 67 DCR 8622).