D.C. Law 17-378. Uniform Child Abduction Act of 2008.

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Law Information


  • D.C. Law 17-378 (PDF)
  • 56 DCR 1572


Mar. 31, 2009

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 17-378, the “Uniform Child Abduction Act of 2008”, was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-626 which was referred to the Committee on Public Safety and the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 18, 2008, and December 2, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 29, 2009, it was assigned Act No. 17-716 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-378 became effective on March 25, 2009.