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The DC Code: § 4-126 Assistance application form standardization.

Index4 Public Care Systems. (Refs & Annos)
All District government assistance application forms ("AAF") for assistance from the District government, or leading to federal or private assistance, shall:
Require the applicant to state whether he or she is a veteran; and
Provide contact information for the Office of Veterans Affairs, established by § 49-1002.
(1) An agency that receives AAFs shall establish a procedure to retain AAFs that indicate that the applicant is a veteran separately from AAFs that do not so indicate.
An agency that receives an AAF that indicates that the applicant is a veteran shall forward this information to the Office of Veterans Affairs for its use and record retention.
Upon August 16, 2008, all agencies shall meet the requirements of this section by providing the required information on the AAF or as an attachment to the AAF.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws Law 17-219, the "Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Support Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-678, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 13, 2008, and June 3, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 26, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-419 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-219 became effective on August 16, 2008. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 5038 of D.C. Law 17-219 provided that subtitle Q of title V of the act may be cited as the "Assistance Application Form Standardization Act of 2008". DC CODE § 4-126 Current through December 11, 2012


(Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17-219, § 5039, 55 DCR 7598.)