Code of the District of Columbia

§ 8–1810. Education and incentive program.

The Mayor shall implement an education and incentive program, which shall include the following:

(1) Low-cost spay and neuter clinic services; and

(2) An educational program for animal owners regarding pet care and safety, specifically in extreme weather conditions or emergencies, and the laws related to pet ownership.


(Oct. 18, 1979, D.C. Law 3-30, § 11, 26 DCR 765; Dec. 20, 2017, D.C. Law 22-37, § 2(l), 64 DCR 11682.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-1010.

1973 Ed., § 6-2410.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2(l) of Standard of Care for Animals Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-165, Oct. 23, 2017, 64 DCR 10792).

For temporary (90 days) creation of § 8-1810.01, see § 2(l) of Standard of Care for Animals Emergency Amendment Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-137, July 31, 2017, 64 DCR 7787).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2(k) of Standard of Care for Animals Emergency Amendment Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-137, July 31, 2017, 64 DCR 7787).

Delegation of Authority

Delegation of authority pursuant to law 3-30, see Mayor’s Order 83-206, August 2, 1983.