This subchapter applies to protection orders issued before the effective date of this subchapter and to continuing actions for enforcement of foreign protection orders commenced before the effective date of this subchapter. A request for enforcement of a foreign protection order made on or after the effective date of this subchapter for violations of a foreign protection order occurring before the effective date of this subchapter is governed by this subchapter.
Legislative History of Laws For Law 14-296, see notes following § 16-1005. References in Text The "effective date of this subchapter", referred to in text, is April 11, 2003, which is the effective date of D.C. Law 14-296. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 11 of the Uniform Interstate Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act. See 9, Pt. 1B, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-1048 Current through December 11, 2012
(Apr. 11, 2003, D.C. Law 14-296, § 2(c), 50 DCR 320.)