• Current through October 23, 2012

Any notice or order served upon a respondent or other person pursuant to this chapter may be personally served, electronically served, delivered to the respondent's or other person's last known home or business address and left with a person of suitable age and discretion residing or employed therein, or mailed to the respondent or other person by first class mail to the respondent's last known home or business address. When service is by mail, 5 additional days shall be added to the time period within which the respondent or other person may, or is required to, take any action specified in the notice or order.

(Oct. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-42, § 205, 32 DCR 4450; Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-223, § 2052, 57 DCR 6242.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-2715.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 18-223 substituted "personally served, electronically served," for "personally served,".

Emergency Act Amendments

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2052 of Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-463, July 2, 2010, 57 DCR 6542).

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-42, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 6-2701.

For Law 18-223, see notes following § 2-218.76.

Miscellaneous Notes

Short title: Section 2051 of D.C. Law 18-223 provided that subtitle E of title II of the act may be cited as the "Electronic Service of Notice Amendment Act of 2010".