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The DC Code: § 46-101 Enumerated.

Index46 Domestic Relations. (Refs & Annos)

Notwithstanding any rule of common or other law to the contrary in effect on July 22, 1976, the age of majority in the District of Columbia shall be 18 years of age, except that this chapter shall not affect any common-law or statutory right to child support.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 30-401. 1973 Ed., § 21-101 note. Legislative History of Laws Law 1-75 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-252, which was referred to the Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on April 6, 1976, and April 20, 1976, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on May 14, 1976, it was assigned Act No. 1- 116 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 46-101 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 22, 1976, D.C. Law 1-75, § 2, 23 DCR 1177.)