Code of the District of Columbia

Chapter 18B. Administrative Hearings Deadline Tolling During a Public Health Emergency.


§ 2–1851.01. Administrative hearings deadlines.

*NOTE: This section was created by emergency legislation that will expire on September 5, 2021.*

Notwithstanding any provision of District law, but subject to applicable federal laws and regulations, during a period time for which the Mayor has declared a public health emergency pursuant to § 7-2304.01, the 90-day time period to request a hearing shall be tolled:

(1) To review an adverse action by the Mayor concerning any new application for public assistance or any application or request for a change in the amount, kind or conditions of public assistance, or a decision by the Mayor to terminate, reduce, or change the amount, kind, or conditions of public assistance benefits or to take other action adverse to the recipient pursuant to § 4-210.09; or

(2) To appeal an adverse decision listed in § 4-754.41(b).


(June 7, 2021, D.C. Act 24-96, § 812, 0 DCR 0.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 812 of Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-96, June 7, 2021, 0 DCR 0).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 812 of Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-30, Mar. 17, 2021, 68 DCR 003101).