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The DC Code: § 7-863.02 Purpose.

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

The purpose of this subchapter is:

1
To enhance the development of infants and toddlers with disabilities and to minimize their potential for developmental delay;
2
To reduce the educational costs to our society, including our schools, by minimizing the need for special education and related services after infants and toddlers with disabilities reach school age;
3
To minimize the likelihood for institutionalization of individuals with disabilities and maximize the potential for their independent living in society;
4
To enhance the capacity of families to meet the special needs of their infants and toddlers with disabilities;
5
To establish collaborative activities among agencies of the District of Columbia that administer programs relating to young children to maximize the quality of early intervention services; and
6
To enhance the capacity of city agencies and service providers to identify, evaluate, and meet the special needs of historically under-represented populations, particularly minorities and low-income and inner-city populations.

Historical and Statutory

Temporary Addition of Section For temporary (225 day) addition, see § 502 of the Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Temporary Amendment Act of 2002 (D.C. Law 14-164, June 25, 2002, law notification 49 DCR 6500). For temporary (225 day) addition, see § 502 of the Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Temporary Amendment Act of 2003 (D.C. Law 15-2, May 3, 2003, law notification 50 DCR 3782). For temporary (225 day) addition, see § 502 of the Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Temporary Amendment Act of 2004 (D.C. Law 15-117, March 30, 2004, law notification 51 DCR 3804). For temporary (225 day) addition, see § 502 of the Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Second Temporary Amendment Act of 2004 (D.C. Law 15-319, April 8, 2005, law notification 52 DCR 4708). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 502 of Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Emergency Amendment Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-3, January 22, 2003, 50 DCR 1426). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 502 of Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-71, April 16, 2003, 50 DCR 3593). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 502 of Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Second Emergency Amendment Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-279, December 18, 2003, 51 DCR 60). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 502 of Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-407, March 18, 2004, 51 DCR 3659). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 502 of Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Emergency Amendment Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-630, November 30, 2004, 52 DCR 1143). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 502 of Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-30, February 17, 2005, 52 DCR 2993). Legislative History of Laws For Law 15-353, see notes following § 7-863.01. DC CODE § 7-863.02 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-353, § 502, 52 DCR 2331.)