Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–205.71. Granting TANF benefits to drug felons.

An adult who is a drug felon shall not be denied TANF benefits solely because he or she is a drug felon.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 571; as added Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 4(g), 46 DCR 905.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-205.71.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2 of Access to Public Benefits Emergency Amendment Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-493, Oct. 23, 2018, 65 DCR12072).

See notes to § 4-205.69.

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) amendment of this section, see § 2 of Access to Public Benefits Temporary Amendment Act of 2018 (D.C. Law 22-199, Feb. 22, 2019, 65 DCR 12329).

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 4(h) of Self-Sufficiency Promotion Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-230, April 20, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 4143).