• Current through October 23, 2012

The Mayor is authorized to designate the holiday in honor of Dr. King as a holiday for all employees of the government of the District of Columbia. Employees who are required to work on that holiday shall be entitled to such pay as they are entitled to on other holidays during which they work.

(July 12, 1977, D.C. Law 2-13, § 3, 24 DCR 1443.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-504.

1973 Ed., § 1-314b.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 2-13 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-35, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 22, 1977 and April 5, 1977, respectively. Signed by the Mayor in May 2, 1977, it was assigned Act No. 2-35 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.