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Notice of Final Rulemaking to Chapter 17 of Title 7 of the DCMR


Monday, March 4, 2013

The District of Columbia Retirement Board ("DCRB"), pursuant to the authority set forth in Section 121(e) of the District of Columbia Retirement Reform Act ("Reform Act"), approved November 17, 1979 (Pub. L. 96-122, 93 Stat. 866, D.C. Official Code § 1-711(e)(2011 Repl.)) and § 12(j)(c)(5) of the Policemen and Firemen's Retirement and Disability Act, approved September 1, 1916 (39 Stat. 718, D.C. Official Code § 5-714(c)(5)(2008 Repl.)), hereby gives notice of the adoption of final rulemaking to add Chapter 17 of Title 7 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations ("DCMR"). The purpose ofthe final rule is to explain the annual income review conducted by DCRB for disability annuitants under the District of Columbia Police Officers and Firefighters' Retirement Plan and the District of Columbia Teachers' Retirement Plan.

DCRB stated its intent to adopt the proposed rule as final in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published in the D.C. Register on December 14, 2012, at 59 DCR 014827. No comments were received and no substantive changes were made to the proposed rulemaking. These rules became final upon publication in the D.C. Register on February 15, 2013.