Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–1933. Written language services by covered entity.

(a) A covered entity shall provide translations of vital documents into any non-English language spoken by a limited or no-English proficient population that constitutes 3% or 500 individuals, whichever is less, of the population served or encountered, or likely to be served or encountered, by the covered entity in the District of Columbia.

(a-1) Not Funded.

(a-2) Not Funded.

(b) If the provisions of this subchapter are contractually imposed on a non-covered entity, subsection (a) of this section shall apply.

(c) Not Funded.

(June 19, 2004, D.C. Law 15-167, § 4, 51 DCR 4688; Apr. 11, 2019, D.C. Law 22-282, § 2(b), 66 DCR 1606.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 6-751.11, § 32-1331.12, § 42-3505.01, and § 50-1401.01.


Applicability of D.C. Law 22-282: § 5 of D.C. Law 22-282 provided that the change made to this section by § 2(b) of D.C. Law 22-282 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.