D.C. Law 22-88. Public Employee Relations Board Term Limit Amendment Act of 2018.

D.C. Law 22-88. Public Employee Relations Board Term Limit Amendment Act of 2018.

AN ACT

To amend the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978 to increase the number of consecutive terms a member may serve on the Public Employee Relations Board from 2 terms to 3 terms and to provide that serving the remainder of another member's term does not count toward the term limit.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Public Employee Relations Board Term Limit Amendment Act of 2018".

Amend § 1-605.01

Sec. 2. Section 501(h) of the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978, effective March 3, 1979 (D.C. Law 2-139; D.C. Official Code § 1-605.01(h)), is amended by striking the phrase "two (2) consecutive terms." and inserting the phrase "3 consecutive terms; provided, that a term to fill the remainder of an unexpired term left vacant due to the removal, resignation, or death of a member shall not count toward this limit." in its place.

Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).

Sec. 4. Effective date.

This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.