Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–561.03. Payment for PERKs.

The hospital shall not bill a sexual assault victim for costs associated with a PERK, including the costs of the PERK, its administration, and the processing of the PERK or any biological specimens.


(Nov. 20, 2014, D.C. Law 20-139, § 203, 61 DCR 5913; Mar. 3, 2020, D.C. Law 23-57, § 3(c), 66 DCR 15914.)

Applicability

Section 402 of D.C. Law 23-274 provided that the amendments made to this section by Law 23-57 shall apply as of January 1, 2021.

Section 3 of D.C. Act 23-552 provided that the amendments made to this section by Law 23-57 shall apply as of January 1, 2021. Therefore those amendments shall be implemented for this section on January 1, 2021.

Section 3 of D.C. Act 23-412 provided that the amendments made to this section by Law 23-57 shall apply as of January 1, 2021. Therefore those amendments shall be implemented for this section on January 1, 2021.

Section 9(a) of D.C. Law 23-57 provided that the amendments made to this section by Law 23-57 shall apply as of October 1, 2020. Therefore those amendments shall be implemented for this section on October 1, 2020.