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The DC Code: § 7-136 Persons believed to be carriers of communicable diseases--Leaving detention without discharge.

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

It shall be unlawful for a person detained in a place or institution pursuant to an order of the Mayor to leave said place or institution unless discharged in the manner provided in § 7-134 or 7-135.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-122. 1973 Ed., § 6-119d. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-194 substituted "Mayor" for "Director of the Department of Human Services". D.C. Law 15-105 validated a previously made technical correction. Legislative History of Laws For Law 14-194, see notes following § 7-132. Law 15-105, the "Technical Amendments Act of 2003", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 15-437, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 4, 2003, and December 2, 2003, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 6, 2004, it was assigned Act No. 15-291 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 15-105 became effective on March 13, 2004. Miscellaneous Notes Office of Director of Public Health abolished: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-101. DC CODE § 7-136 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 11, 1939, ch. 601, § 6; Aug. 8, 1946, 60 Stat. 921, ch. 871, § 2; Aug. 1, 1950, 64 Stat. 393, ch. 513, § 1; Oct. 17, 2002, D.C. Law 14-194, § 902(e), 49 DCR 5306; Mar. 13, 2004, D.C. Law 15-105, § 44(a), 51 DCR 881.)