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The DC Code: § 16-2382 Definitions.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:
1
"Agency having responsibility for the child" means the Mayor or his or her designee.
2
"Guardianship order" means the court document that establishes the permanent guardianship and enumerates the permanent guardian's rights and responsibilities concerning the care, custody, and control of the child.
3
"Health care" includes, but is not limited to, ordinary and emergency medical, dental, psychological, psychiatric, and mental health care and treatment.
4
"Permanent guardian" means an individual or individuals designated by the court pursuant to this subchapter.
b
Except when inconsistent with this subchapter, the terms found in this subchapter shall be given the same definition as provided in section 16- 2301.

Historical and Statutory

Temporary Addition of Sections For temporary (225 day) addition of subchapter V, "Permanent Guardianship", consisting of §§ 16-2381 to 16-2399., see § 3(b) of the Foster Children's Guardianship Temporary Act of 2000 (D.C. Law 13-208, April 4, 2001, law notification 48 DCR 3239). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 3(b) of the Foster Children's Guardianship Legislative Review Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-490, December 18, 2000, 48 DCR 63). For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 3(c) of Foster Children's Guardianship Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14- 4, February 13, 2001, 48 DCR 2254). Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-273, see notes following § 16-2381. DC CODE § 16-2382 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 4, 2001, D.C. Law 13-273, § 3(b), 48 DCR 1637.)