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The DC Code: § 7-3008 Benefits.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
a
APRA shall formulate guidelines that give priority for enrollment in the Program to any eligible minor, pregnant woman, or the parent, guardian, or other person who has legal custody of a minor.
b
(1) A client with no dependent children shall receive a maximum of up to $20,000 per year, subject to the availability of funds in the Fund. A client with a dependent child shall receive a maximum of up to $40,000 per year, subject to the availability of funds in the Fund and the discretion of the Director of the Department of Health.
2
The Director of the Department of Health is authorized to increase the maximum amounts set forth in this subsection to adjust for inflation.
c
By waiver, approved by the Administrator of APRA, expenditures in excess of the maximum amounts stated in subsection (b) of this section may be authorized where good cause is shown.
d
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to create an entitlement to substance abuse treatment during any fiscal year if no funds remain available to the District government under a District or federal appropriation that has been enacted for the specific purpose of providing substance abuse treatment services.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-219 rewrote subsec. (b), which had read as follows: "(b) A client with no dependent children shall receive a maximum of up to $10,000 per year, subject to the availability of funds in the Fund. A client with a dependent child or children shall receive a maximum of up to $25,000 per year, subject to the availability of funds in the Fund." Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-146, see notes following § 7-3001. For Law 17-219, see notes following § 7-651.17. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 5030 of D.C. Law 17-219 provided that subtitle M of title V of the act may be cited as the "Choice in Drug Treatment Maximum Benefit Amendment Act of 2008". DC CODE § 7-3008 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 18, 2000, D.C. Law 13-146, § 9, 47 DCR 4350; Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17-219, § 5031, 55 DCR 7598.)