• Current through October 23, 2012

The court may consider child support matters, as it deems appropriate, in any proceeding to determine the care and custody of a minor child or children.

(Apr. 18, 1996, D.C. Law 11-112, § 2(c), 43 DCR 574.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 16-916.3.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 11-112, the "Joint Custody of Children Act of 1996," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-026, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 5, 1995, and January 4, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 31, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-202 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-112 became effective on April 18, 1996.

Miscellaneous Notes

Section 28(b)(2) of D.C. Law 15-354 provides that the section designation of § 16-916.3 of the District of Columbia Official Code is redesignated as § 16-916.03.