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The DC Code: § 7-1001 Equal access to public places.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

The blind and other persons with physical disabilities have the same right as the able-bodied to the full and free use of the streets, highways, sidewalks, walkways, public buildings, public facilities, and other public places in the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-1701. 1973 Ed., § 6-1501. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-305 substituted "other persons with physical disabilities" for "the otherwise physically disabled". Legislative History of Laws For Law 16-305, see notes following § 7-531.01. DC CODE § 7-1001 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 970, Pub. L. 92-515, § 1; Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-305, § 25(a), 53 DCR 6198.)