• Current through October 23, 2012

A legal private holiday is a day on which any paid family, vacation, personal, compensatory, leave bank or unpaid leave that has been provided by the employer may be granted pursuant to subchapter XII of this chapter and Chapter 12 of Title 32 and includes the District of Columbia Emancipation Day, April 16th of each year.

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, as added, Apr. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-237, § 3(b), 48 DCR 597.)


Emergency Act Amendments

For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 3(b) of District of Columbia Emancipation Day Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-20, March 16, 2001, 48 DCR 2699).

Legislative History of Laws

For Law 13-237, see notes following § 1-612.02.


Resolution 14-409, the "Council Emancipation Day Delegation Emergency Resolution of 2002", was approved effective April 19, 2002.