Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–220.07. Records.

All recipients and subcontractors shall retain payroll records created and maintained in the regular course of business under District of Columbia law for a period of at least 3 years or the prevailing federal standard at the time the record is created, which shall be identified in rules issued pursuant to this subchapter, whichever is greater, from the payroll date for employees subject to § 2-220.03.


(June 8, 2006, D.C. Law 16-118, § 107, 53 DCR 2602; Apr. 7, 2017, D.C. Law 21-266, § 4(b), 64 DCR 2140.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 2-220.04 and § 2-220.06.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 4(b) of Wage Theft Prevention Clarification and Overtime Fairness Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-33, Mar. 28, 2017, 64 DCR 3089).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 4(b) of Wage Theft Prevention Clarification and Overtime Fairness Emergency Amendment Act of 2016 (D.C. Act 21-583, Dec. 21, 2016, 63 DCR 16031).

Editor's Notes

Section 5 of D.C. Law 21-266 provided that all rules, forms, and regulations issued pursuant to the Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act of 2014, effective February 26, 2015 (D.C. Law 20-157; 61 DCR 10157), and any rules, forms, and regulations issued pursuant to any like succeeding emergency and temporary acts, includingthe Wage Theft Prevention Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2016, effective April 6, 2016 (D.C. Law 21-101; 63 DCR 2220), and the Wage Theft Prevention Correction and Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2016, effective November 30, 2016 (D.C. Law 21-170; 63 DCR 12600), shall continue in effect according to their terms until lawfully amended, repealed, or superseded.