• Current through October 23, 2012

For the purposes of this subchapter:

(1) "Adult student" and "minor student" mean those terms as they are defined in § 499 of the Board of Education Rules, effective July 29, 1977 (5 DCMR 2099).

(2) "Certified nurse practitioner" means a registered nurse who is licensed in the United States or its territories, has had postgraduate education and training in pediatrics, adolescent medicine, or the assessment and care of school-aged children, and is certified as a nurse practitioner by the American Nurses' Association, the National Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Associates, or any other certifying organization acceptable to the Mayor.

(3) "District" means the District of Columbia.

(4) "Physician" means an individual who is licensed to practice medicine in the United States or its territories and has had postgraduate education or training in pediatrics or adolescent medicine.

(Dec. 3, 1985, D.C. Law 6-66, § 2, 32 DCR 6086.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 31-2401.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 6-66, "Student Health Care Act of 1985," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 6-135, which was referred to the Committee on Education and reassigned to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on September 10, 1985, and September 24, 1985, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on October 9, 1985, it was assigned Act No. 6-89 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.

Editor's Notes

Because of the codification of D.C. Law 7-45 as subchapter II of this chapter, and the designation of the preexisting text of this chapter as subchapter I, "subchapter" has been substituted for "chapter" in the introductory language.

Delegation of Authority

Delegation of Authority Pursuant to D.C. Law 6-66, the "Student Health Care Act of 1985", see Mayor's Order 2004-102, June 14, 2004 (51 DCR 6669).

Miscellaneous Notes

Short title: The first section of D.C. Law 6-66 provided: "That this act may be cited as the 'Student Health Care Act of 1985'."