1981 Ed., § 30-343.15.
2001 Ed., § 46-303.15
This section is referenced in § 46-302.10.
Effect of Amendments
D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (a), substituted “a nonresident party who is an individual in a tribunal” for “the petitioner in a responding tribunal”; in subsec. (e), substituted “record” for “writing”; in subsec. (f), substituted “shall” for “may”; added subsec. (j); and rewrote subsec. (b), which had read as follows: “(b) A verified petition, affidavit, or document substantially complying with federally mandated forms, and a document incorporated by reference in any of them, not excluded under the hearsay rule if given in person, is admissible in evidence if given under oath by a party or witness residing in another state.”
Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”
Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 316 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).