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The DC Code: § 38-201 Definitions.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

1
"Board" means the District of Columbia Board of Education.
2
"District" means the District of Columbia.
3
"Minor" means a person who has not reached 18 years of age, pursuant to § 46-101.
3A
"School-based student support team" means a team formed to support the individual student by developing and implementing action plans and strategies that are school-based or community-based, depending on the availability, to enhance the student's success with services, incentives, intervention strategies, and consequences for dealing with absenteeism.
4
"School year" means the period from the opening of regular school programs, typically in September, until the closing of regular school programs, typically in June.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 31-401. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 18-242, in par. (4), deleted ", established by the Board," following "period". D.C. Law 19-141 added par. (3A). Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) law authorizing the Superintendent of D.C. Public Schools to remove a student involved in a dangerous crime, see § 2 of Attendance and School Safety Temporary Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Law 14-7, June 14, 2001, 48 DCR 3516). Section 8(b) of D.C. Law 14-7 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) law authorizing the Superintendent of D.C. Public Schools to remove a student involved in a dangerous crime, see § 2 of Attendance and School Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-24, March 28, 2001, 48 DCR 3315). Legislative History of Laws Law 8-247 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 8-239, which was referred to the Committee on Education and Libraries. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 4, 1990, and December 18, 1990, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 27, 1990, it was assigned Act No. 8-331 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 14-7, the "Attendance and School Safety Temporary Act of 2001", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-85, which was retained by Council. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on February 6, 2001, and March 6, 2001, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on March 22, 2001, it was assigned Act No. 14-37 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 14-7 became effective on June 13, 2001. Law 18-242, the "Safe Children and Safe Neighborhoods Educational Neglect Mandatory Reporting Amendment Act of 2010", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-529, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 15, 2010, and July 13, 2010, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 30, 2010, it was assigned Act No. 18-493 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-242 became effective on October 26, 2010. Law 19-141, the "South Capitol Street Memorial Amendment Act of 2012", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 19-211, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 6, 2012, and March 20, 2012, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 10, 2012, it was assigned Act No. 19-344 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 19-141 became effective on June 7, 2012. DC CODE § 38-201 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Feb. 4, 1925, ch. 140, Art. I, § 1, as added Mar. 8, 1991, D.C. Law 8-247, § 2(a), 38 DCR 376; Oct. 26, 2010, D.C. Law 18-242, § 3(a), 57 DCR 7555; June 7, 2012, D.C. Law 19-141, § 302(a), 59 DCR 3083.)