Title 4. Public Care Systems. - Chapter 7. Right to Overnight Shelter.[Repealed] - § 4-701. Statement of policy.[Repealed]


Published: 2005

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§ 4-701. Statement of policy.[Repealed]

  • Current through October 23, 2012
                                

(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 2, 31 DCR 6088; Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(a), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-601.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 5-146, the "District of Columbia Right to Overnight Shelter Act of 1984," was submitted to the electors of the District of Columbia on November 6, 1984, as Initiative No. 17. The results of the voting, certified by the Board of Elections and Ethics on November 20, 1984, were 114,698 for the Initiative and 43,966 against the Initiative. It was transmitted to Congress on January 8, 1985, published in the D.C. Register on December 7, 1984, and became law on March 14, 1985.

For legislative history of D.C. Law 8-197, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 4-702.01.

Law 16-35, the "Homeless Services Reform Act of 2005", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-103 which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 7, 2005, and July 6, 2005, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 3, 2005, it was assigned Act No. 16-169 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16-35 became effective on October 22, 2005.

Delegation of Authority

Delegation of authority under Law 5-146, see Mayor's Order 85-53, May 9, 1985.

Delegation of authority pursuant to Law 5-146 to the Director, Department of Human Services, see Mayor's Order 87-71, March 18, 1987.

Delegation of authority pursuant to D.C. Law 8-197, the "D.C. Emergency Overnight Shelter Amendment Act of 1990", see Mayor's Order 91-71, May 8, 1991.

Miscellaneous Notes

Declaration of an Emergency With Respect to the Urgent Need to Provide Permanent Housing for the Homeless in the District of Columbia: See Mayor's Order 89-204, September 8, 1989.