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The DC Code: § 7-1304.04 Payment for independent comprehensive evaluation and habilitation plan.

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

If the respondent demonstrates that a comprehensive evaluation of a person with an intellectual disability failed to comply substantially with accepted professional standards and that sound professional judgement was not exercised in the performance of the evaluation, the court, upon a motion of the respondent, may order an independent comprehensive evaluation of the person or an individual habilitation plan at the District's expense if the person is unable to pay.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-1944. 1973 Ed., § 6-1671. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-169 substituted "an intellectual disability" for "mental retardation". Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 4(b) of Human Services Spending Reduction Temporary Amendment Act of 1995 (D.C. Law 11-29, July 25, 1995, law notification 42 DCR 4002). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 4(b) of the Human Services Spending Reduction Emergency Amendment Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-35, April 11, 1995, 42 DCR 1834) and § 4(b) of the Human Services Spending Reduction Congressional Recess Emergency Amendment Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-104, July 21, 1995, 42 DCR 4014). For temporary amendment of section, see § 506(j) of the Omnibus Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-124, July 27, 1995, 42 DCR 4160). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-137, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1301.02. For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-52, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1301.02. For history of Law 19-169, see notes under § 7-761.02. DC CODE § 7-1304.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-137, § 404, 25 DCR 5094; Sept. 26, 1995, D.C. Law 11-52, § 506(j), 42 DCR 3684; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-169, § 17(u), 59 DCR 5567.)