Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–1031.01. “Non-English speaking person” defined.

As used in this section, the term “non-English speaking person” shall mean a person whose native speaking language is a language other than English, and who continues to use his or her native language as his or her primary means of oral and written communication.


(Sept. 2, 1976, D.C. Law 1-79, title IV, § 402, 23 DCR 2050; Apr. 23, 1977, D.C. Law 1-126, title IV, § 402, 24 DCR 2372; Mar. 16, 1982, D.C. Law 4-88, §§ 2(q), 6, 29 DCR 458.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-1309(a).

1973 Ed., § 1-1105c.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 1-636.02.