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The DC Code: § 7-1304.05 Hearing conducted promptly.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
a
The hearing in commitment proceedings shall be conducted promptly after filing of the petition pursuant to § 7-1303.04(a).
b
A status hearing shall be held promptly after filing of the petition pursuant to § 7-1303.04(b-1).

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-1945. 1973 Ed., § 6-1672. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-199 designated subsec. (a), and in that subsection, substituted "petition pursuant to § 7-1303.04(a)" for "petition"; and added subsec. (b). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(j) 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(j) 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. DC CODE § 7-1304.05 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-137, § 405, 25 DCR 5094; Oct, 17, 2002, D.C. Law 14-199, 2(j), 49 DCR 7647.)