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The DC Code: § 7-1303.12 Court hearing required prior to commitment.

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

Except as provided in § 7-1303.12a, no person with an intellectual disability shall be committed to a facility under this chapter prior to the Court hearing required under this subchapter.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-1932. 1973 Ed., § 6-1665. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-199 substituted "Except as provided in § 7-1303.12a, no" for "No". D.C. Law 16-305 substituted "person with mental retardation" for "mentally retarded person". D.C. Law 19-169 substituted "an intellectual disability" for "mental retardation". Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(g) of Civil Commitment of Citizens with Mental Retardation Emergency Amendment Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14- 383, June 12, 2002, 49 DCR 5701). For temporary (90 day) addition of § 7-1303.12a, see § 2(h) of Civil Commitment of Citizens with Mental Retardation Emergency Amendment Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-383, June 12, 2002, 49 DCR 5701). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(g) of Civil Commitment of Citizens with Mental Retardation Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-454, July 23, 2002, 49 DCR 8096). For temporary (90 day) addition of § 7-1303.12a, see § 2(h) of Civil Commitment of Citizens with Mental Retardation Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-454, July 23, 2002, 49 DCR 8096). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-137, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1301.02. For Law 14-199, see notes following § 7-1301.03. For Law 16-305, see notes following § 7-531.01. For history of Law 19-169, see notes under § 7-761.02. DC CODE § 7-1303.12 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-137, § 312, 25 DCR 5094; Oct. 17, 2002, D.C. Law 14-199, § 2(g), 49 DCR 7647; Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-305, § 26(h), 53 DCR 6198; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-169, § 17(o), 59 DCR 5567.)