• Current through October 23, 2012

A District government employee who is separated from service, or an employee's dependent who ceases to be a dependent, may be eligible for extended health benefit coverage in accordance with rules issued by the Mayor. The rules shall be as consistent as possible with federal regulations governing extended health benefits for District government employees enrolled in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan.

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 2114, as added Mar. 2, 1991, D.C. Law 8- 190, § 2(d), 37 DCR 6721.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-622.14.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 8-190 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 8-586, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on September 25, 1990, and October 9, 1990, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on October 17, 1990, it was assigned Act No. 8-253 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.

References in Text

The "Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan", referred to in the second sentence, is treated in 5 U.S.C., Chapter 89.

Miscellaneous Notes

Mayor authorized to enter agreements to modify health benefits contracts: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-611.03.