D.C. Law 16-235. Mental Health Civil Commitment Extension Act of 2006.

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Law Information


  • D.C. Law 16-235 (PDF)
  • 54 DCR 389


Mar. 8, 2007

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 16-235, the “Mental Health Civil Commitment Extension Act of 2006”, was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-778, which was referred to Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 14, 2006, and December 5, 2006, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 28 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-591 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16-235 became effective on March 8, 2007.