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The DC Code: § 7-1304.08 Hearings closed to public; request for open hearing.

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

Hearings shall be closed to the public unless the person with an intellectual disability, or his or her counsel, requests that a hearing be open to the public.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-1948. 1973 Ed., § 6-1675. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-305 substituted "the person with mental retardation" for "the mentally retarded person". D.C. Law 19-169 substituted "an intellectual disability" for "mental retardation". Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-137, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1301.02. For Law 16-305, see notes following § 7-531.01. For history of Law 19-169, see notes under § 7-761.02. DC CODE § 7-1304.08 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-137, § 408, 25 DCR 5094; Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-305, § 26(l), 53 DCR 6198; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-169, § 17(y), 59 DCR 5567.)