(1) In this subsection— (A) the term “covered lapse in appropriations” means any lapse in appropriations that begins on or after December 22, 2018 ; (B) the term “District of Columbia public employer” means— (i) the District of Columbia Courts; (ii) the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia; or (iii) the District of Columbia government; (C) the term “employee” includes an officer; and (D) the term “excepted employee” means an excepted employee or an employee performing emergency work, as such terms are defined by the Office of Personnel Management or the appropriate District of Columbia public employer, as applicable.


31 USC § 1341(c)(1)

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