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The DC Code: § 7-1601 Definitions.

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

For the purpose of this subchapter, the term:

1
"AIDS" means acquired immune deficiency syndrome or any AIDS-related condition.
2
"Council" means the Council of the District of Columbia.
3
"Director" means the Director of the Department of Health, established by Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1966, effective July 17, 1996.
3A
"Domestic partnership" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 32- 701(4).
4
"Families" means persons who are related by blood, legal custody, marriage, domestic partnership, having a child in common, or who share or have shared for at least 1 year a mutual residence and who maintain or have maintained an intimate relationship rendering the application of this subchapter appropriate.
5
"Mayor" means the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-2801. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-231 added par. (3A); and, in par. (4), substituted "marriage, domestic partnership," for "marriage,". D.C. Law 17-353, in par. (3), substituted "Department of Health, established by Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1966, effective July 17, 1996" for "Department of Human Services, established by Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1979, approved February 21, 1980". Legislative History of Laws Law 6-121, the "AIDS Health-Care Response Act of 1986," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 6-306, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 11, 1986 and March 25, 1986, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 15, 1986, it was assigned Act No. 6-156 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. For Law 17-231, see notes following § 7-621. For Law 17-353, see notes following § 7-161. DC CODE § 7-1601 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 10, 1986, D.C. Law 6-121, § 2, 33 DCR 2451; Sept. 12, 2008, D.C. Law 17-231, § 18, 55 DCR 6758; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 130(a), 56 DCR 1117.)