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The DC Code: § 16-2355 Consideration of termination of the parent and child relationship at review hearings.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
After a child adjudicated neglected by the Division pursuant to this chapter has been committed by the Division to the custody of a department, agency or institution for more than eighteen (18) months and no hearing on a motion for the termination of the parent and child relationship has been held within the preceding twelve (12) months, the Division shall, at a review hearing, determine why a motion to terminate the parent and child relationship has not been filed.
b
For each child who remains in custody for three (3) years or more, the Division shall, at each annual review hearing, determine why a motion to terminate the parent and child relationships has not been filed.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-2355. 1973 Ed., § 16-2355. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-22, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-2301. DC CODE § 16-2355 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 23, 1977, D.C. Law 2-22, title IV, § 410, 24 DCR 3341.)