Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–655.01. Physical examinations; maintaining eligibility.

(a) In order to be eligible to make a claim under this chapter that relies on a presumption created by this subchapter, a member shall, in addition to meeting any other requirements as required by this subchapter or rules issued pursuant to § 5-655.03, have undergone a pre-employment physical examination and complied with any subsequent physical examination requirements, such as annual physical examinations, that are, or were during the period of covered service, applicable to all members.

(b) In order to be eligible to make a claim under this chapter that relies on a presumption created by this subchapter, an EMS employee shall, in addition to meeting any other requirements as required by this chapter or rules issued pursuant to § 5-655.03, have undergone a pre-employment physical examination and complied with any subsequent physical examination requirements, such as annual physical examinations, that are, or were during the period of covered service, applicable to all EMS employees.

(c) For any member or EMS employee hired after May 1, 2013, the District may require additional, appropriate laboratory and other diagnostic studies to be included as part of the pre-employment physical examination; provided, that any such requirements shall be applicable to all members or EMS employees.


(Sept. 30, 2004, D.C. Law 15-194, § 655a; as added Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 3052(c), 63 DCR 10775.)