• Current through October 23, 2012

There is established within the Department of Human Services an Office of Shelter Monitoring to monitor shelters and services provided by the District and its contractors to clients who are homeless.

(Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 27a, as added Mar. 14, 2007, D.C. Law 16-296, § 2(i), 54 DCR 1097.)


Legislative History of Laws

Law 16-296, the "Shelter Monitoring and Emergency Assistance Amendment Act of 2006", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-625, which was referred to Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 14, 2006, and December 5, 2006, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 28, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-655 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16-296 became effective on March 14, 2007.