Law Information


  • D.C. Law 18-158 (PDF)
  • 57 DCR 3000


May 27, 2010

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 18-158, the “Newborn Safe Haven Amendment Act of 2010”, was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-180, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services and the Committee on Public Safety and the Judiciary. The bill was adopted on first and second readings on January 5, 2010, and February 2, 2010, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on March 25, 2010, it was assigned Act No. 18-349 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-158 became effective on May 27, 2010.