Code of the District of Columbia

Chapter 7. Right to Overnight Shelter. [Repealed].


Subchapter I. General Provisions. [Repealed].

§ 4–701. Statement of policy. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 2, 31 DCR 6088; Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(a), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-601.

Mayor's Orders

Declaration of an Emergency With Respect to the Urgent Need to Provide Permanent Housing for the Homeless in the District of Columbia: See Mayor’s Order 89-204, September 8, 1989.

Delegation of Authority

Delegation of authority under Law 5-146, see Mayor’s Order 85-53, May 9, 1985.

Delegation of authority pursuant to Law 5-146 to the Director, Department of Human Services, see Mayor’s Order 87-71, March 18, 1987.

Delegation of authority pursuant to D.C. Law 8-197, the “D.C. Emergency Overnight Shelter Amendment Act of 1990”, see Mayor’s Order 91-71, May 8, 1991.


§ 4–702. Declaration of policy. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(b), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-602.


§ 4–702.01. Emergency Shelter and Support Services Program established. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 3a; as added Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(c), 37 DCR 4815; Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-192, § 2, 43 DCR 4285; Mar. 20, 1998, D.C. Law 12-60, § 702, 44 DCR 7378; Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 6, 46 DCR 905; Dec. 18, 2001, D.C. Law 14-56, § 116(c), 48 DCR 7674; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-602.1.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2 of the Emergency Assistance Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-36, April 11, 1995, 42 DCR 1839), § 2 of the Emergency Assistance Clarification Congressional Recess Emergency Amendment Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-105, July 21, 1995, 42 DCR 4019), § 2 of the Emergency Assistance Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1996 (D.C. Act 11-425, October 28, 1996, 43 DCR 6141), § 2 of the Emergency Assistance Clarification Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1996 (D.C. Act 11-485, January 2, 1997, 44 DCR 630), and § 2 of the Emergency Assistance Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-42, March 31, 1997, 44 DCR 2091).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 3 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 § 702 of the Fiscal Year 1998 Revised Budget Support Emergency Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-152, October 17, 1997, 44 DCR 6196) and § 702 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 § 6 of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270), § 6 of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-425, July 31, 1998, 45 DCR 5682), § 6 of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-552, December 24, 1998, 46 DCR 521), and § 6 of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-19, February 17, 1999, 46 DCR 2492).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 16(c) of Department of Mental Health Establishment Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-55, May 2, 2001, 48 DCR 4390).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 16(c) of Department of Mental Health Establishment Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-101, July 23, 2001, 48 DCR 7123).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 116(c) of Mental Health Service Delivery Reform Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-144, October 23, 2001, 48 DCR 9947).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2 of Emergency Assistance Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 1995 (D.C. Law 11-24, July 14, 1995, law notification 42 DCR 3830).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 3 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 § 702 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 § 6 of Self-Sufficiency Promotion Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-230, April 20, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 4143).

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 16(c) of Department of Mental Health Establishment Temporary Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Law 14-51, October 30, 2001, law notification 48 DCR 10807).

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.


§ 4–703. Definitions. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 4, 31 DCR 6088; Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(d), 37 DCR 4815; Mar. 13, 2004, D.C. Law 15-105, § 98, 51 DCR 881; Oct. 22 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-603.


§ 4–704. Assessment of homelessness. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 5, 31 DCR 6088; Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(e), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-604.

Delegation of Authority

Director, Department of Human Services.—See Mayor’s Order 88-65, March 21, 1988.


§ 4–705. Provision of overnight shelter. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 6, 31 DCR 6088; Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(f), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-605.

Delegation of Authority

Director, Department of Human Services.—See Mayor’s Order 88-65, March 21, 1988.


§ 4–705.01. Participation in cost of emergency overnight shelter. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 6a; as added Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(g), 37 DCR 4815; Sept. 26, 1995, D.C. Law 11-52, § 504, 42 DCR 3684; Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-255, § 10, 44 DCR 1271; Mar. 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-81, § 8, 45 DCR 745; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-605.1.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 3 of the Human Services Spending Reduction Emergency Amendment Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-35, April 11, 1995, 42 DCR 1834) and § 3 of the Human Services Spending Reduction Congressional Recess Emergency Amendment Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-104, July 21, 1995, 42 DCR 4014).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 504 of the Omnibus Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1995 (D.C. Act 11-124, July 27, 1995, 42 DCR 4160).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 3 of Human Services Spending Reduction Temporary Amendment Act of 1995 (D.C. Law 11-29, July 25, 1995, law notification 42 DCR 4002).

Editor's Notes

“Be” was inserted in the third sentence of (a) to correct an error in D.C. Law 8-197.


§ 4–706. Appeals. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 7, 31 DCR 6088; Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(h), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-606.


§ 4–707. Severability. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 8, 31 DCR 6088; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-607.


§ 4–708. Rules. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 8a; as added Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(i), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-608.


§ 4–709. No creation of entitlement. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 8b; as added Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(i), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-609.


§ 4–710. Length of stay in emergency overnight shelter. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 8c; as added Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(i), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-610.


§ 4–711. Inspections. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 8d; as added Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(i), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-611.


§ 4–712. Notification of establishment of emergency overnight shelter. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 8e; as added Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(i), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-612.


§ 4–713. Toilet facilities. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 8f; as added Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(i), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-613.


§ 4–714. Housing goals; priorities. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-146, § 9; as added Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-197, § 2(i), 37 DCR 4815; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(b), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-614.


Subchapter II. Frigid Temperature Protection. [Repealed].

§ 4–731. Shelter in District buildings. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-204, § 2, 36 DCR 454; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(c), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-621.

Mayor's Orders

Establishment—D.C. Hypothermia Procedures, see Mayor’s Order 2001-161, October 31, 2001 ( 48 DCR 10776).

Delegation of Authority

Delegation of authority pursuant to D.C. Law 7-204, the “Frigid Temperature Protection Amendment Act of 1988”, see Mayor’s Order 89-123, June 2, 1989.


§ 4–732. Prohibition; use of public school buildings. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-204, § 7, 36 DCR 454; Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 32(c), 52 DCR 8113.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-622.