Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–651. Definitions.

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

(1) "Department" means the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department.

(2) "Director" means the medical services officer for the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department.

(3) "Documented" means the member or EMS employee gave notice to the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department, in writing, of his or her occupational exposure to blood or bodily fluids.

(4) "EMS employee" means a person that qualifies as an "emergency medical services personnel" as defined by § 7-2341.01(7), is employed by the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department, and is not a sworn member of the Department.

(5) "Full range of duties" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 5-631(5).

(6) "Member " means a sworn member of the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department who is employed by the Department.

(7) "Pre-employment physical examination" means the physical examination required under § 5-451.


(Sept. 30, 2004, D.C. Law 15-194, § 651; as added May 1, 2013, D.C. Law 19-311, § 2, 60 DCR 3425; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 3052(a), 63 DCR 10775.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 19-311 added this section.

Applicability

Section 3052(d) of Law 21-160 amended section 656 of D.C. Law 19-311, removing the applicability restriction affecting this section, therefore the creation of this section by § 2 of D.C. Law 19-311 has been implemented.