skip to main content

H.R. 5037 (114th): District of Columbia Courts and Public Defender Service Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments Act

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 26, 2016 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5037

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 26, 2016

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

AN ACT

To authorize the establishment of a program of voluntary separation incentive payments for nonjudicial employees of the District of Columbia courts and employees of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the District of Columbia Courts and Public Defender Service Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments Act.

2.

Authorization for program of voluntary separation incentive payments for District of Columbia courts

(a)

In general

Chapter 17 of title 11, District of Columbia Official Code, is amended by inserting after section 11–1726 the following new section:

11–1726A.

Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments

The Joint Committee on Judicial Administration may, by regulation, establish a program substantially similar to the program established under subchapter II of chapter 35 of title 5, United States Code, for nonjudicial employees of the District of Columbia courts, except that the maximum amount of the payment made under the program to any individual may not exceed the amount referred to in section 3523(b)(3)(B) of title 5, United States Code.

.

(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of contents of chapter 17 of title 11, District of Columbia Official Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 11–1726 the following new item:

11–1726A. Voluntary separation incentive payments.

.

3.

Authorization for program of voluntary separation incentive payments for District of Columbia Public Defender Service

Section 305 of the District of Columbia Court Reform and Criminal Procedure Act of 1970 (sec. 2–1605, D.C. Official Code) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(d)

The Director may establish a program substantially similar to the program established under subchapter II of chapter 35 of title 5, United States Code, for employees of the Service, except that the maximum amount of the payment made under the program to any individual may not exceed the amount referred to in section 3523(b)(3)(B) of title 5, United States Code.

.

Passed the House of Representatives September 22, 2016.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk