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The DC Code: § 2-1515.04a Behavioral health screening and assessment requirements.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)
a
All youth in contact with the Department shall, to the extent that it is not inconsistent with a court order, receive a behavioral health screening and, if necessary, a behavioral health assessment within 30 days of initial contact; provided, that the Mayor may, through rulemaking, require that the behavioral health screening and assessment be conducted within fewer than 30 days of the initial contact.
b
For the purposes of this section, the term "youth" means an individual under 18 years of age residing in the District and those individuals classified as committed youth in the custody of the Department who are 21 years of age or younger.

Historical and Statutory

Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section 601 of D.C. Law 19-141, see § 7004 of Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-383, June 19, 2012, 59 DCR 7764). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section 601 of D.C. Law 19-141, see § 7004 of Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-413, July 25, 2012, 59 DCR 9290). Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-141, see notes under § 2-1515.01. Miscellaneous Notes Section 601 of D.C. Law 19-141, as amended by section 7004 of D.C. Law 19-168, provides: "Sec. 601. Applicability. "Sections 302(b)(1), 304, and 502(a) shall apply upon the inclusion of their fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan." Section 7016 of D.C. Law 19-168 provides: "Sec. 7016. Sections 7001, 7004, 7007, 7009, 7011, and 7015 shall apply as of the effective date of the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2012, passed on emergency basis on June 5, 2012 (Enrolled version of Bill 19- 796)." DC CODE § 2-1515.04a Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 12, 2005, D.C. Law 15-335, § 104a, as added June 7, 2012, D.C. Law 19-141, § 504(c), 59 DCR 3083.)