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The DC Code: § 16-2337 Additional powers of the Director of Social Services.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

In addition to the powers and duties prescribed in section 11-1722, the Director of Social Services shall have power to take into custody and place in detention or shelter care, in accordance with this subchapter, children who are under his supervision as delinquent or in need of supervision, children on probation and under the Director's supervision, when the Director has reasonable cause to believe they have violated one or more conditions of their probation, or children who have run away from agencies or institutions to which they were committed under this subchapter.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-2337. 1973 Ed., § 16-2337. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-277 substituted "or" for "," following "delinquent". Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-22, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-2301. For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-258, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-2309. For D.C. Law 13-277, see notes following § 16-2301. DC CODE § 16-2337 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 543, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 121(a); Sept. 23, 1977, D.C. Law 2-22, title IV, § 408(a), 24 DCR 3341; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-258, § 2(b), 46 DCR 1314; Apr. 4, 2001, D.C. Law 13-277, § 3(a)(8), 48 DCR 2043.)