Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–1533.02. Juvenile Justice Reform Report.

Within 180 days of the empaneling of the Commission, pursuant to § 2-1553.01, the Commission shall submit a report to the Council of the District of Columbia, which shall include:

(1) A review and assessment of the implementation of the reforms recommended in the Report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Youth Safety and Juvenile Justice Reform;

(2) A review and assessment of the reforms recommended in the Blueprint for Action: Responding to Gang, Crew and Youth Violence in D.C.;

(3) An analysis of Part 1 and Part 2 juvenile-arrest cases of the preceding 3 years;

(4) An analysis of recidivism rates at the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (“DYRS”) and Court Social Services (“CSS”) of the preceding 3 years;

(5) An assessment of the federal, local, and private resources available to DYRS and CSS; and

(6) Recommendations on streamlining available resources and on increased coordination, transparency, and accountability between CSS, DYRS, the Metropolitan Police Department, and other District agencies to ensure the confidential sharing of key information between these agencies and with identified community organizations with professional interest in the well-being of youth.


(Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-223, § 5143, 57 DCR 6242.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 5143 of Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-463, July 2, 2010, 57 DCR 6542).