Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter II. Jurisdiction.


§ 46–302.01. Bases for jurisdiction over nonresident. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 201, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(1)(B), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.1.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, designated the existing text as subsec. (a); in the lead-in language to subsec. (a), substituted “establish or enforce” for “establish, enforce, or modify”; in par. (a)(2), substituted “consent in a record” for “consent”; and added subsec. (b).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 201 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.02. Duration of personal jurisdiction. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 202, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(1)(C), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.2.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote section, which had read as follows: “§ 46-302.02. Procedure when exercising jurisdiction over nonresident. ”The Family Division, if it is exercising personal jurisdiction over a nonresident under § 46-302.01, may apply § 46-303.15 (special rules of evidence and procedure) to receive evidence from another state, and § 46-303.17 (assistance with discovery) to obtain discovery through a tribunal of another state. In all other respects, subchapters III through VII of this chapter do not apply and the tribunal shall apply the procedural and substantive law of the District, including the rules on choice of law other than those established by this chapter.”

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 202 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.03. Initiating and responding tribunal of the District. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 203, 42 DCR 6748; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.3.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 203 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.04. Simultaneous proceedings. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 204, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(2)(B), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.4.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in the section heading, deleted “in another state” following “proceedings”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 204 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.05. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify child-support order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 205, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(b), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(2)(C), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.5.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.02 and § 46-302.07.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(b) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(b) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(b) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 205 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.06. Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child-support order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 206, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(2)(D), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.6.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.02 and § 46-302.07.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 206 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.07. Determination of controlling child-support order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 207, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(c), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(B), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.7.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-306.11.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(c) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(c) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(c) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 207 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.08. Child support orders for 2 or more obligees. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 208, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(C), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.8.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in the section heading, deleted “Multiple” preceding “child”; and deleted “multiple” preceding “registrations” and “orders”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 208 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.09. Credit for payments. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 209, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(D), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.9.

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote section, which had read as follows: “Amounts collected and credited for a particular period pursuant to a support order issued by a tribunal of another state must be credited against the amounts accruing or accrued for the same period under a support order issued by the tribunal of the District.”

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.07.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 209 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.10. Application of chapter to nonresident subject to personal jurisdiction. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 210; as added June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(E), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 210 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.11. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal-support order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 211; as added June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(E), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.02.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 211 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).