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The DC Code: § 22-1314.01 Definitions.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

For the purpose of § 22-1314.02, the term:

"Health professional" means a person licensed to practice a health occupation in the District pursuant to § 3-1201.01.
"Medical facility" includes a hospital, clinic, physician's office, or other facility that provides health or surgical services.
"Person" shall not include:
The chief medical officer of the medical facility or his or her designee;
The chief executive officer of the medical facility or his or her designee;
An agent of the medical facility; or
A law enforcement officer in the performance of his or her official duty.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-1114.1. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary addition of section, see § 2 of the Interference with Medical Facilities and Health Professionals Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1996 (D.C. Act 11-306, July 26, 1996, 43 DCR 4205). Legislative History of Laws Law 11-157, the "Interference with Medical Facilities and Health Professionals Amendment Act of 1996," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-385, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 7, 1996, and June 19, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 19, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-286 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-157 became effective on September 20, 1996. DC CODE § 22-1314.01 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 29, 1892, 27 Stat. 322, ch. 320, § 11a, as added Sept. 20, 1996, D.C. Law 11-157, § 2, 43 DCR 3699.)