• Current through October 23, 2012

For the purpose of this subchapter, the term "advocate" means a court-appointed special advocate and the term "program" means the court-appointed special advocate program established under this subchapter.

(Mar. 16, 1995, D.C. Law 10-228, § 2(b), 42 DCR 7.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 16-2371.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 10-228, the "Court-Appointed Special Advocate Program Act of 1994," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-326, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 1, 1994, and December 6, 1994, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 27, 1994, it was assigned Act No. 10-369 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10-228 became effective on March 16, 1995.