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The DC Code: § 38-911 Restriction on use of appropriations.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)

No funds appropriated for the government of the District of Columbia may be used:

To provide transportation for students enrolled in the public schools of the District of Columbia if the transportation is provided solely to change the racial balance in any public school in the District of Columbia; or
For the cost of education (including the cost of transportation) of any individual in an elementary or secondary school located outside the District of Columbia, except:
Any individual with a disability for whom education facilities do not exist in the public school system of the District of Columbia; and
Any individual under the care, custody, or guardianship of the District of Columbia placed in a foster home or in an institution located outside the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 31-2211. 1973 Ed., § 31-1118. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-305, in par. (2)(A), substituted "individual with a disability" for "handicapped individual". Legislative History of Laws Law 16-305, the "People First Respectful Language Modernization Act of 2006", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-664, which was referred to Committee on the Whole.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 20, 2006, and July 11, 2006, respectively.   Signed by the Mayor on July 17, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-437 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.  D.C. Law 16-305 became effective on April 24, 2007. DC CODE § 38-911 Current through December 11, 2012


(Aug. 2, 1968, 82 Stat. 615, Pub. L. 90-450, title IV, § 401; Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-305, § 52, 53 DCR 6198.)