24 U.S. Code § 225d - Transition provisions for employees of Hospital
Employees of the Hospital directly affected by the assumption of programs and functions by the District government who meet the requirements for immediate retirement under the provisions of section 8336(d) of title 5 shall be accorded the opportunity to retire during the 30-day period prior to the assumption of such programs and functions.
Any contract entered into by the District of Columbia for the provision of mental health services formerly provided by or at the Hospital shall require the contractor or provider, in filling new positions created to perform under the contract, to give preference to qualified candidates on the District agency reemployment priority list created pursuant to subsection (d) of this section. An individual who is offered nontemporary employment with a contractor shall have his or her name remain on the District agency reemployment priority list under subsection (d) for not more than 24 months from the date of acceptance of such employment.
The District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978, referred to in subsecs. (c)(4) and (d)(4), is D.C. Law 2–139, Mar. 3, 1979, as amended, which is not classified to the Code.
For provisions relating to treatment of certain Federal employees of Saint Elizabeths Hospital under certain Federal employee benefit programs, see section 207(