5 U.S. Code § 6324 - Absence of certain police and firemen

(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.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 522; Pub. L. 90–623, § 1(18),Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1313; Pub. L. 94–183, § 2(28), (29),Dec. 31, 1975, 89 Stat. 1058; Pub. L. 111–282, § 2(c),Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3038.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Derivation U.S. Code Revised Statutes and Statutes at Large
5 U.S.C. 2071. Aug. 21, 1964, Pub. L. 88–471, § 5, 78 Stat. 583.

The word “officer” is omitted as covered by “member”.
In subsection (b), the words “injury or illness” are substituted for “injury or disease” to conform to subsection (a).
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.
Amendments

2010—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–282, § 2(c)(1), substituted “United States Secret Service Uniformed Division” for “Executive Protective Service force”.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 111–282, § 2(c)(2), substituted “Homeland Security for the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division” for “the Treasury for the Executive Protective Service force”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–282, § 2(c)(3), added subsec. (c).
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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