Code of the District of Columbia

§ 16–4601.02. Proceedings governed by other law.

This chapter does not govern a proceeding pertaining to:

(1) The authorization of emergency medical care for a child;

(2) An adoption proceeding pursuant to § 16-301; or

(3) A proceeding to adjudicate the parentage of a child pursuant to § 16-909(b-2).


(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-293, § 2(d), 48 DCR 2214; Mar. 19, 2013, D.C. Law 19-233, § 2(c), 59 DCR 14769.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 19-233 rewrote the section.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 103 of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (1997 Act).