D.C. Law 5-196. Child Abuse Reform Act of 1984.

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Law Information


  • D.C. Law 5-196 (PDF)
  • 31 DCR 5977


May 3, 1985

Legislative History

Law 5-196, the “Child Abuse Reform Act of 1984,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-426, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on September 12, 1984, and October 23, 1984, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 8, 1984, it was assigned Act No. 5-204 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.