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The DC Code: § 16-4501 Purposes of chapter. [Repealed]

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

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-4501. Legislative History of Laws Law 4-200, the "District of Columbia Adoption of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Marital or Parent and Child Long-Arm Jurisdiction Amendments Act of 1982," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 4-237, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 16, 1982, and December 14, 1982, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 28, 1982, it was assigned Act No. 4-284 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 13-293, the "Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act of 2000", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-608, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 5, 2000, and December 19, 2000, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 26, 2001, it was assigned Act No. 13-600 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C. Law 13-293 became effective on April 27, 2001. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 1 of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act. See Volume 9, Part IA Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4501 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 10, 1983, D.C. Law 4-200, § 2, 30 DCR 125; Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-293, § 2(c), 48 DCR 2214.)