D.C. Law 23-41. Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Information Sharing Temporary Amendment Act of 2019.

D.C. Law 23-41. Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Information Sharing Temporary Amendment Act of 2019.

AN ACT

To amend, on a temporary basis, the Data-Sharing and Information Coordination Amendment Act of 2010 to allow the disclosure of health and human services information to aid in the development of the report on the root causes of youth crime and the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences among justice-involved youth; to amend the District of Columbia Mental Health Information Act of 1978 to allow the disclosure of mental health information when necessary to conduct an analysis of the root causes of youth crime and the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences among justice-involved youth; to amend the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the District of Columbia Establishment Act of 2001 to extend the deadline for submission of the analysis of the root causes of youth crime and prevalence of adverse childhood experiences report to March 31, 2020, and to require that certain District agencies provide the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council with information necessary to complete the report; and to amend An Act To establish a Board of Indeterminate Sentence and Parole for the District of Columbia and to determine its functions, and for other purposes to clarify that amendments to section 3c of the act apply to all proceedings pending in any District of Columbia court that were initiated under that section, regardless of when those proceedings were initiated.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Information Sharing Temporary Amendment Act of 2019".

Note § 7-242

Sec. 2. Section 102(a) of the Data-Sharing and Information Coordination Amendment Act of 2010, effective December 4, 2010 (D.C. Law 18-273; D.C. Official Code § 7-242(a)), is amended as follows:

(a) Paragraph (3)(K) is amended by striking the phrase "; and" and inserting a semicolon in its place.

(b) Paragraph (4)(B) is amended by striking the period and inserting the phrase "; and" in its place.

(c) A new paragraph (5) is added to read as follows:

"(5) To aid in the development of the report required by section 1505(b-3) of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the District of Columbia Establishment Act of 2001, effective October 3, 2001 (D.C. Law 14-28; D.C. Official Code § 22-4234(b-3)).".

Note § 7-1203.02

Sec. 3. Section 302 of the District of Columbia Mental Health Information Act of 1978, effective March 3, 1979 (D.C. Law 2-136; D.C. Official Code § 7-1203.02), is amended as follows:

(a) Paragraph (2) is amended by striking the phrase "; or" and inserting a semicolon in its place.

(b) Paragraph (3) is amended by striking the period and inserting the phrase "; or" in its place.

(c) A new paragraph (4) is added to read as follows:

"(4) To meet the requirements of section 1505(b-3) of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the District of Columbia Establishment Act of 2001, effective October 3, 2001 (D.C. Law 14-28; D.C. Official Code § 22-4234(b-3)).".

Note § 22-4234

Sec. 4. Section 1505 of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the District of Columbia Establishment Act of 2001, effective October 3, 2001 (D.C. Law 14-28; D.C. Official Code § 22-4234), is amended as follows:

(a) Subsection (b-3) is amended by striking the phrase "On October 1, 2018" and inserting the phrase "On March 31, 2020" in its place.

(b) A new subsection (b-4) is added to read as follows:

"(b-4) Upon request by the CJCC, and to aid in the development of the report required by subsection (b-3) of this section, the following agencies shall provide, or cause to be provided, the information listed below to the CJCC, including any associated personally identifying information:

"(1) For the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, the following information for each student enrolled in a District of Columbia Public School or a District of Columbia public charter school for the preceding 2 completed academic years:

"(A) Demographic information, including:

"(i) Name, address, and date of birth;

"(ii) Sex;

"(iii) Gender;

"(iv) Race; and

"(v) Ethnicity;

"(B) Enrollment data, including:

"(i) The school or campus attended by each student;

"(ii) The location of the school or campus;

"(iii) Whether the school or campus is an elementary school, middle school, or high school;

"(iv) Whether the school or campus is a public school, public charter school, or private school;

"(v) The student's grade level;

"(vi) Whether the student receives special education services;

"(vii) Whether the student is identified as homeless; and

"(viii) Whether the student is one year older, or more, than the expected age for the grade in which the student is enrolled;

"(C) Attendance data;

"(D) Performance data, including:

"(i) Student performance on any District-wide assessments; and

"(ii) Grade advancement for students enrolled; and

"(E) Discipline data, including:

"(i) Total number of in-school suspensions, out-of-school suspensions, involuntary dismissals, emergency removals, disciplinary unenrollment, voluntary withdrawals or transfers, referrals to law enforcement, school-based arrests, or, for students with disabilities, changes in placement, experienced by the student during each school year;

"(ii) Total number of days excluded from school;

"(iii) Whether the student was referred to an alternative education setting for the duration of a suspension, and whether the student attended the alternative education setting;

"(iv) Whether the student was subject to a disciplinary unenrollment during the school year;

"(v) Whether the student voluntarily withdrew or voluntarily transferred from the school during the school year;

"(vi) Whether the student was subject to referral to law enforcement;

"(vii) Whether the student was subject to school-related arrest; and

"(viii) A description of the misconduct that led to or reasoning behind each suspension, involuntary dismissal, emergency removal, disciplinary unenrollment, voluntary withdrawal or transfer, referral to law enforcement, school-based arrest and, for students with disabilities, change in placement;

"(2) For the Department of Health Care Finance, the following information for individuals between the ages of 10 and 18:

"(A) Demographic information, including:

"(i) Name, address, and date of birth;

"(ii) Sex;

"(iii) Gender;

"(iv) Race; and

"(v) Ethnicity;

"(B) Enrollment data, including;

"(i) Eligibility start date;

"(ii) Eligibility end date; and

"(iii) Eligibility basis;

"(C) Claims data with mental, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorder diagnoses or substance abuse diagnoses; and

"(D) Claims data with mental health or substance abuse procedures;

"(3) For the Department of Human Services, enrollment data for households participating in the District's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families ("TANF") program, including:

"(A) The name, address, and date of birth for each household member for individuals between the ages of 10 and 18; and

"(B) Household income information; and

"(4) For the Child and Family Services Agency, the following information for individuals between the ages of 10 and 18:

"(A) Demographic information, including:

"(i) Name, address, and date of birth;

"(ii) Sex;

"(iii) Gender;

"(iv) Race; and

"(v) Ethnicity;

"(B) Investigation data related to alleged child abuse or neglect, including:

"(i) Allegations made against the individual's parents, guardians, or other custodians;

"(ii) Whether the allegations were substantiated or inconclusive;

"(iii) The date the investigation was completed or suspended;

"(iv) Whether the individual was removed from the home or another location;

"(v) The reason for the removal; and

"(vi) The date of the removal; and

"(C) Family assessment data related to alleged child abuse or neglect, including:

"(i) Allegations made against the individual's parents, guardians, or other custodians;

"(ii) The date the family assessment was initiated;

"(iii) The date the family assessment was completed;

"(iv) Whether the family assessment resulted in the determination that the family needs services or resulted in a referral for investigation; and

"(v) The reason the family assessment was closed.".

Note § 24-403.03

Sec. 5. Section 3c of An Act To establish a Board of Indeterminate Sentence and Parole for the District of Columbia and to determine its functions, and for other purposes, effective April 4, 2017 (D.C. Law 21-238; D.C. Official Code § 24-403.03), is amended by adding a new subsection (f) to read as follows:

"(f) Any amendments to this section shall apply to all proceedings initiated under this section, including any appeals thereof, in any District of Columbia court, including proceedings that are pending as of the effective date of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Information Sharing Emergency Amendment Act of 2019, effective July 24, 2019 (D.C. Act 23-106; 66 DCR 9754), regardless of when those proceedings were initiated.".

Sec. 6. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).

Sec. 7. Effective date.

(a) This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 60-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(2) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(2)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

(b) This act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.