• Current through October 23, 2012

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

(1) "Child" means any child who comes within the purview of the Department of Human Services either because such child is neglected as defined in § 16- 2301(9) or whose custody has been voluntarily surrendered by the parent or guardian to the Mayor.

(2) "Crisis facility" shall mean any community-based residential type housing for dependent and neglected children.

(3) "Private institution" means any privately owned or operated institution that provides care and maintenance for neglected or dependent children, or both, on a contractual basis with the Mayor.

(4) "Public institution" shall mean Junior Village or any successor institution designed and used for such purpose.

(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 301, 29 DCR 1060; Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-159, § 17(a), 32 DCR 30.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-203.1.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-101, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 4-201.01.

Law 5-159, the "End of Session Technical Amendments Act of 1984," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-540, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 20, 1984, and December 4, 1984, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 10, 1984, it was assigned Act No. 5-224 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.