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The DC Code: § 7-151 Establishment of the Department of Public Health.

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

There is established in the Executive Branch of the Government of the District of Columbia a Department of Public Health, which shall have as its responsibility the planning, development and implementation of the delivery of health care services to all District of Columbia residents.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-131. Legislative History of Laws Law 9-182, the "Department of Public Health Establishment Act of 1992," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 9-40, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on July 7, 1992, and October 6, 1992, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 2, 1992, it was assigned Act No. 9-302 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 9-182 became effective on March 13, 1993. Transfer of Functions Pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1996 each of the functions assigned, and authorities delegated to the Director of the Department of Human Services as set forth in Sections III.(K), (L), and (P), of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1986, dated January 3, 1987; and. The administrative and management support functions in the Department of Human Services as set forth in Sections III.(A), (B), (C), (D), (E), and (F), of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1986, dated January 3, 1987, that relate to the functions set forth in section V.(A)(1) above were transferred to the Department of Health. Miscellaneous Notes Establishment and Appointments - Mayor's Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program Advisory Committee, see Mayor's Order 2002-77, May 3, 2002 (49 DCR 4137). Establishment and Appointments - Mayor's Hospital Bioterrorism Preparedness Planning Advisory Committee, see Mayor's Order 2002-78, May 3, 2002 (49 DCR 4143). Amendment of Mayor's Order 2002-77, dated 4-5-02, Establishment and Appointments - Mayor's Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program Advisory Committee, see Mayor's Order 2002-145, August 30, 2002 (49 DCR 8411). Amendment of Mayor's Order 2002-78, dated 4-15-02, Establishment and Appointments - Mayor's Hospital Bioterrorism Preparedness, see Mayor's Order 2002-147, August 30, 2002 (49 DCR 8415). DC CODE § 7-151 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 13, 1992, D.C. Law 9-182, § 2, 39 DCR 8203.)