§ 5–719. Application of § 5-718.
Subsections (b) and (c) of § 5-718 shall apply:
(1) To any increase after the effective date of § 5-718 in annuities payable under § 5-716, except that with respect to the 1st date after the effective date of § 5-718 on which the Mayor is to determine a per centum change for the purpose of such an increase, such per centum change shall be determined by computing the change in the price index published for the month immediately preceding such 1st date over the price index published for the last month which was the base month for purposes of § 5-716(7) before the repeal of such paragraph (7) by Pub. L. 96-122, § 209(b); and
(2) To any increase in each annuity payable under this subchapter having a commencing date after the effective date of § 5-718, except that in the case of members hired on or after the 1st day of the 1st pay period that begins after October 29, 1996, such increase shall not exceed 3% per annum, nor exceed one increase per annum. Except that, with respect to a member who is an officer or member of the Metropolitan Police force or the Fire Department of the District of Columbia hired after December 31, 1979, § 5-718(c-1) and (c-2) shall apply to all annuities payable under this subchapter.