(a)Sick leave may not be charged to the account of a member of the Metropolitan Police force or the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, the United States Park Police force, or the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division for an absence due to injury or illness resulting from the performance of duty.
(b)The determination of whether an injury or illness resulted from the performance of duty shall be made under regulations prescribed by—
(1)the District of Columbia Council for members of the Metropolitan Police force and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia;
(2)the Secretary of the Interior for the United States Park Police force; and
(3)the Secretary of Homeland Security for the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division.
(c)This section shall not apply to members of the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division who are covered under chapter 84 for the purpose of retirement benefits.
1975—Subsecs. (a), (b)(3). Pub. L. 94–183substituted “Executive Protective Service” for “White House Police”.
1968—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 90–623substituted “District of Columbia Council” for “Commissioners of the District of Columbia”.
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 111–282effective on first day of first pay period which begins after Oct. 15, 2010, see section 5 ofPub. L. 111–282, set out as a note under section
5102 of this title.
Effective Date of 1968 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 90–623intended to restate without substantive change the law in effect on Oct. 22, 1968, see section 6 ofPub. L. 90–623, set out as a note under section
5334 of this title.
Transfer of Functions
District of Columbia Council, as established by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1967, abolished as of noon Jan. 2, 1975, by Pub. L. 93–198, title VII, § 711,Dec. 24, 1973, 87 Stat. 818, and replaced by Council of District of Columbia, as provided by section 401 ofPub. L. 93–198.
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