Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter XVII. Foster Care.


§ 4–217.01. Requirements for benefits.

The Mayor shall, effective July 1, 1969, provide Aid to Dependent Children in the form of foster care when removal of a child from the home of a parent or relative results from judicial determination that continuation in such home is contrary to the child’s welfare, provided:

(1) The child was eligible for Aid to Families with Dependent Children under District and federal law in effect on July 16, 1996 in or for the month in which court proceedings leading to such a determination were initiated; or

(2) The child was living with a relative within 6 months prior to the month such proceedings were initiated and would have been eligible under such law had application been made in his behalf.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1701, 29 DCR 1060; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 2(uuu), 46 DCR 905.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.1.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(t) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-25, February 27, 1997, 44 DCR 1778), and § 2(t) of the Public Assistance Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-77, May 27, 1997, 44 DCR 3181).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(t) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-306, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1900).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(uuu) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270), § 2(uuu) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-425, July 31, 1998, 45 DCR 5682),§ 2(uuu) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-552, December 24, 1998, 46 DCR 521), and § 2(uuu) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-19, February 17, 1999, 46 DCR 2492).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(t) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-7, August 1, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 4639).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(t) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-130, July 24, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 6501).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(uuu) of Self-Sufficiency Promotion Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-230, April 20, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 4143).


§ 4–217.02. Types of placement.

Foster care shall be provided in a foster family home or in a child-care institution, whichever best meets the needs of the individual child. The Mayor, in providing such care, may use foster family homes and child-care institutions outside the District of Columbia, provided that such homes and institutions are licensed by the state in which they are located or are approved to meet the standards established by the state for such foster family homes or institutions.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1702, 29 DCR 1060.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.2.


§ 4–217.03. Administration of benefits.

The Mayor shall:

(1) Review the plan for each child periodically, but no less frequently than once each year, to assure that he receives proper care and to determine the appropriateness and continued need for placement; and

(2) Provide services which are designed to improve conditions in the home from which the child was removed and effect his return, or otherwise to make possible his being placed in the home of a relative as specified in title IV of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. § 601 et seq.).


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1703, 29 DCR 1060.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.3.


§ 4–217.04. Federal financial participation.

The Mayor shall claim federal financial participation for foster care payments to the fullest extent permissible under the provisions of title IV of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. § 601 et seq.).


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1704, 29 DCR 1060.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.4.


§ 4–217.05. Determination of need.

(a) The Mayor, in determining the need for public assistance, shall permit:

(1) Repealed.

(2) Applicants for, or recipients of, TANF to retain resources up to the maximum allowable amount of resources that would be permitted to be retained by a household under the Food Stamp Program established pursuant to the Food Stamp Act of 1977, approved September 29, 1977 (91 Stat. 958; 7 U.S.C. § 2011 et seq.) (“Food Stamp Program”), if the Food Stamp household were composed of the members of the TANF assistance unit.

(3) If any real or personal property, including liquid assets, is jointly owned by a member of an assistance unit and another person who is not a member of an assistance unit, the value shall be divided equally among the co-owners and only the portion of the assistance unit member(s) shall be considered as available.

(b) The following shall not be considered resources for the purposes of determining the resources of applicants or recipients of TANF under subsection (a) (2) of this section:

(1) The value of a home which is the usual residence of the assistance unit;

(2) The value of a licensed vehicle, to the extent permitted under the Food Stamp Program to a household composed of the same members as constitute the TANF assistance unit.

(3) The value of 1 burial plot for each member of the assistance unit. The Mayor shall define the term “burial plot” for the purpose of this exclusion.

(4) The equity value of bona fide funeral agreements, up to a total of $1,500 per person, for each member of the assistance unit;

(5) Real property, for a period of 9 months, that the family unit is making a good faith effort to sell if the family agrees to sign an agreement to dispose of the property and to use the proceeds of the sale to repay any TANF benefits it would not have received if the property had been sold at the beginning of the period. The family will not have to repay an amount greater than the net proceeds from the sale. If there are any remaining proceeds, these proceeds shall be considered a resource. If the property has not been sold within the specified time period, or eligibility stops for any other reason, the entire amount of aid paid during the period shall be treated as an overpayment. The Mayor shall define “good faith effort” for the purpose of this exclusion; and

(6) Basic maintenance items essential to day-to-day living, as defined by the Mayor.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1705, 29 DCR 1060; Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-150, § 2(h), 31 DCR 6425; Sept. 10, 1985, D.C. Law 6-35, § 2(r), 32 DCR 3778; Mar. 20, 1998, D.C. Law 12-60, § 701(y), 44 DCR 7378; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 2(vvv), 46 DCR 905; Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-191, § 91(b), 53 DCR 6794.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.5.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 4-205.10.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-191, in the lead-in language and par. (5) of subsec. (b), substituted “TANF” for “AFDC”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(x) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-25, February 27, 1997, 44 DCR 1778), and § 2(x) of the Public Assistance Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-77, May 27, 1997, 44 DCR 3181).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(y) of the General Public Assistance Program Termination Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-72, May 12, 1997, 44 DCR 2989).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 701(y) of the Fiscal Year 1998 Revised Budget Support Emergency Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-152, October 17, 1997, 44 DCR 6196), and see § 701(y) of the Fiscal Year 1998 Revised Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-239, January 13, 1998, 45 DCR 508).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(x) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-306, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1900).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(vvv) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270), § 2(vvv) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-425, July 31, 1998, 45 DCR 5682), § 2(vvv) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-552, December 24, 1998, 46 DCR 521), and § 2(vvv) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-19, February 17, 1999, 46 DCR 2492).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(x) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-7, August 1, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 4639).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(y) of General Public Assistance Program Termination Temporary Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-21, September 23, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 5760).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 701(y) of Fiscal Year 1998 Revised Budget Support Temporary Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-59, March 20, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2094).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(x) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-130, July 24, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 6501).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(vvv) of Self-Sufficiency Promotion Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-230, April 20, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 4143).

Editor's Notes

Application of Law 12-60: Section 2002 of D.C. Law 12-60 provided that the act shall apply as of October 1, 1997.


§ 4–217.06. Monies applied to purchase of essential article.

Repealed.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1706, 29 DCR 1060; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 2(www), 46 DCR 905.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.6.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary repeal of section, see § 2(www) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270), § 2(www) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-425, July 31, 1998, 45 DCR 5682), § 2(www) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-552, December 24, 1998, 46 DCR 521), and § 2(www) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-19, February 17, 1999, 46 DCR 2492).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) repeal of section, see § 2(www) of Self-Sufficiency Promotion Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-230, April 20, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 4143).


§ 4–217.07. Condition of eligibility — Social Security number; assignment of support rights.

As a condition of eligibility, each applicant for or recipient of aid, including each child under the TANF or foster care programs operated pursuant to part A of title IV of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. § 601 et seq.) shall be required to:

(1) Furnish to the Mayor a Social Security account number, or to apply for a Social Security number if such a number has not been issued or is not known; and

(2) Assign to the District of Columbia support rights, consistent with § 4-205.19(b) and (c).


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1707, 29 DCR 1060; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 2(xxx), 46 DCR 905.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.7.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 4-217.08.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(x) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-25, February 27, 1997, 44 DCR 1778), and § 2(x) of the Public Assistance Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-77, May 27, 1997, 44 DCR 3181).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(x) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-306, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1900).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(xxx) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270), § 2(xxx) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-425, July 31, 1998, 45 DCR 5682),§ 2(xxx) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-552, December 24, 1998, 46 DCR 521), and § 2(xxx) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-19, February 17, 1999, 46 DCR 2492).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(x) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-7, August 1, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 4639).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(x) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-130, July 24, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 6501).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(xxx) of Self-Sufficiency Promotion Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-230, April 20, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 4143).


§ 4–217.08. Condition of eligibility — Cooperation in identifying and locating parents, establishing paternity, obtaining support payments, and other payments.

(a) As a condition of eligibility for assistance under programs specified in § 4-217.07, unless good cause for refusing to cooperate is determined to exist pursuant to § 4-217.09, each applicant for, or recipient of, assistance shall be required to cooperate in good faith with the District of Columbia in:

(1) Identifying and locating the absent parent of a child with respect to whom an applicant or recipient requests or obtains assistance;

(2) Establishing the paternity of a child born out of wedlock with respect to whom an applicant or recipient requests or obtains assistance;

(3) Establishing a support order for a child with respect to whom an applicant or recipient requests or obtains assistance;

(4) Modifying any support order for a child with respect to whom an applicant or recipient requests or obtains assistance;

(5) Enforcing any support order for a child with respect to whom an applicant or recipient requests or obtains assistance; and

(6) Obtaining any other payment or property due the applicant, recipient, or child with respect to whom an applicant or recipient requests or obtains assistance.

(b) Before requiring cooperation under this section, the Mayor shall notify the applicant or recipient in writing of the right to be excepted from the requirement upon a showing of good cause. The notice shall include each requirement applicable to a good cause determination, and facts concerning the benefits, risks, and consequences of cooperation and pursuing child support.

(c) If the Mayor determines an applicant or recipient has failed to cooperate as required by subsection (a) of this section, without good cause, the IV-D agency shall promptly notify the applicant or recipient. The IV-D agency shall provide the basis for its determination of noncooperation in writing as part of the notice to the applicant or recipient.

(d) Any applicant or recipient aggrieved by the action or inaction of the Mayor regarding the determination of cooperation, noncooperation, or good cause for refusal to cooperate shall be entitled to a hearing. Hearing rights shall be provided in accordance with subchapter X of this chapter.

(e) Each District of Columbia government agency involved in the administration of public assistance or the enforcement of child support obligations under title IV-D of the Social Security Act, approved January 4, 1975 (88 Stat. 2351; 42 U.S.C. § 651 et seq.) shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that the applicant’s, recipient’s, or child’s whereabouts are kept confidential and take other reasonable measures, within the agency’s scope of authority, that are necessary to protect the applicant or recipient and the child from harm in any case in which:

(1) A claim of good cause for noncooperation is pending;

(2) A claim of good cause for noncooperation has been granted;

(3) A civil protection order or temporary protection order has been entered with respect to the applicant, recipient, or the child with respect to whom assistance is claimed; or

(4) The Mayor has reason to believe that the release of the information may result in harm to the applicant or recipient or the child.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1708, 29 DCR 1060; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 2(yyy), 46 DCR 905.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.8.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 4-217.09, § 4-217.10, and § 4-217.11.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(u) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-25, February 27, 1997, 44 DCR 1778), and § 2(u) of the Public Assistance Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-77, May 27, 1997, 44 DCR 3181).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(u) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-306, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1900).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(yyy) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270), § 2(yyy) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-425, July 31, 1998, 45 DCR 5682),§ 2(yyy) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-552, December 24, 1998, 46 DCR 521), and § 2(yyy) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-19, February 17, 1999, 46 DCR 2492).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(u) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-7, August 1, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 4639).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(u) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-130, July 24, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 6501).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(yyy) of Self-Sufficiency Promotion Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-230, April 20, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 4143).


§ 4–217.09. Condition of eligibility — Exception to cooperation.

(a) An applicant for or recipient of aid shall be required to comply with the requirements of § 4-217.08, unless such applicant or recipient is found to have good cause for refusing to so cooperate as determined by the Mayor, in accordance with standards prescribed by the Mayor, and which standards shall take into consideration the best interests of the child on whose behalf aid is claimed.

(b) The Mayor shall make a timely determination of whether good cause exists.

(c) The agency administering assistance shall promptly report any information to the IV-D agency that is provided by the applicant or recipient that relates to a good cause determination.

(d) Assistance shall not be denied, delayed, reduced, or discontinued pending a determination of good cause for refusal to cooperate if the applicant or recipient has made a good faith effort to substantiate the claim.

(e) An applicant or recipient may claim good cause for noncooperation at any time. An applicant’s or recipient’s decision not to claim good cause shall not preclude the applicant or recipient from claiming good cause at a later date.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1709, 29 DCR 1060; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 2(zzz), 46 DCR 905.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.9.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 4-217.08, § 4-217.10, § 4-217.11, and § 16-2343.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(v) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-25, February 27, 1997, 44 DCR 1778), and § 2(v) of the Public Assistance Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-77, May 27, 1997, 44 DCR 3181).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(v) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-306, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1900).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(zzz) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270), § 2(zzz) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-425, July 31, 1998, 45 DCR 5682),§ 2(zzz) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-552, December 24, 1998, 46 DCR 521), and § 2(zzz) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-19, February 17, 1999, 46 DCR 2492).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(v) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-7, August 1, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 4639).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(v) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-130, July 24, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 6501).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(zzz) of Self-Sufficiency Promotion Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-230, April 20, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 4143).


§ 4–217.10. Condition of eligibility — Effect of failure to comply.

(a) If an applicant or recipient claims good cause for noncooperation under § 4-217.09 and the Mayor determines that good cause does not exist, the applicant or recipient shall be notified and given an opportunity to cooperate, to withdraw the application for assistance, or to have the assistance case closed. Refusal to cooperate, after such notice and opportunity to cooperate, shall result in imposition of the sanctions provided in subsection (b) of this section.

(b) If an applicant for, or recipient of, assistance, who is the parent of the child with respect to whom assistance is claimed, fails to cooperate as required by § 4-217.08, and the Mayor has determined under § 4-217.09 that the applicant or recipient does not have good cause for noncooperation, the amount of the applicant’s or recipient’s public assistance grant shall be reduced by 25%.

(c) If the applicant or recipient complies with § 4-217.08 after a determination of noncooperation, the IV-D agency shall promptly notify the agency administering assistance for the family. The agency administering assistance shall restore assistance to the applicant or recipient in the month following the date of cooperation.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1710, 29 DCR 1060; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 2(aaaa), 46 DCR 905.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.10.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(w) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-25, February 27, 1997, 44 DCR 1778), and § 2(w) of the Public Assistance Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-77, May 27, 1997, 44 DCR 3181).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(w) of the Public Assistance Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-306, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1900).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(aaaa) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270), § 2(aaaa) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-425, July 31, 1998, 45 DCR 5682),§ 2(aaaa) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-552, December 24, 1998, 46 DCR 521), § 2(aaaa) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-19, February 17, 1999, 46 DCR 2492).

§ 2(aaaa) of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(w) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-7, August 1, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 4639).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(w) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-130, July 24, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 6501).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(aaaa) of Self-Sufficiency Promotion Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-230, April 20, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 4143).


§ 4–217.11. Condition of eligibility — Protective or vendor payments.

If the relative with whom the child is living is found to be ineligible for assistance because of failure to comply with conditions of §§ 4-217.08 and 4-217.09, any aid for which such child is eligible (determined without regard to the needs of the ineligible relative) shall be provided in the form of protective or vendor payments.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1711, 29 DCR 1060.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.11.