D.C. Law 18-47. Adoption and Safe Families Amendment Act of 2009.

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Law Information


  • D.C. Law 18-47 (PDF)
  • 56 DCR 4960


Sept. 11, 2009

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 18-47, the “Adoption and Safe Families Amendment Act of 2009”, was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-12, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 5, 2009, and June 2, 2009, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 22, 2009, it was assigned Act No. 18-122 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-47 became effective on September 11, 2009.