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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1979

PUBLIC LAW 96-122—NOV. 17, 1979

93 STAT. 901

(1) by striking out "twelve consecutive months of police or fire service," and inserting in lieu thereof "thirty-six consecutive months of police or fire service in the case of a member who is an officer or member of the Metropolitan Police force or the Fire Department of the District of Columbia and who first becomes such a member after the end of the ninety-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of the District of Columbia Retirement Reform Act, or over any twelve consecutive months of Ante, p. 866. police or fire service in the case of any other member,"; and (2) by inserting "or thirty-six consecutive months, as the case may be," immediately after "twelve consecutive months" the second place it appears. CREDITABLE SERVICE FOR FULL-TIME OFFICIALS OF EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS

SEC. 202. (a) Subsection (c) of the Policemen and Firemen's Retirement and Disability Act (D.C. Code, sec. 4-523) is amended by redesignating paragraphs (6) and (7) of such subsection as paragraphs ,:,. (7) and (8), respectively, and by inserting after paragraph (5) the following new paragraph: "(6)(A) Any period of time during which a member who is an officer or member of the Metropolitan Police force or the Fire Department of the District of Columbia is on approved leave without pay to serve as a full-time officer or employee of a labor organization shall be considered to be police or fire service for purposes of this section if such member files an election in accordance with subparagraph (B) and makes payments as described in subparagraph (C). The basic salary in effect at any time for the grade in which a member was serving at the time he entered on approved leave described in the preceding sentence shall be considered to be the basic salary in effect for such member for purposes of this section if the period of time when such member is on approved leave is considered to be police or fire service under this paragraph. "(B) To be eligible to have any period of approved leave described in subparagraph (A) considered to be police or fire service for purposes of this section, a member described in such subparagraph must, not later than the end of the sixty-day period commencing on the day such member enters on such approved leave or the effective date of this paragraph, whichever occurs later, file an election with the Mayor to have such period of approved leave considered to be police or fire service for purposes of this section. "(C)(i) To have any period of approved leave described in subparagraph (A) occurring after the effective date of this section considered to be police or fire service, a member described in such subparagraph must each month deposit with the Custodian of Retirement Funds (as defined in section 102(c) of the District of Columbia Retirement Reform Act) for deposit in the District of Columbia Police Officers Ante, p. 868. and Fire Fighters' Retirement Fund established by section 122(a) of such Act a sum equal to one-twelfth the annual new-entrant normal Ante, p. 872. cost of the annuity of a member receiving the basic salary in effect during such month for the grade in which such member was serving at the time such member entered on such leave. "(ii) To have any period of approved leave described in subparagraph (A) which occurred before the effective date of this section considered to be police or fire service, a member described in such subparagraph must deposit with the Custodian of Retirement Funds (as defined in section 102(c) of the District of Columbia Retirement Reform Act) for deposit in the District of Columbia Police Officers