Code of the District of Columbia

§ 24–913. Age-appropriate housing for youth.

(a) On October 1, 2017, and on a quarterly basis thereafter, the Mayor shall provide a report to the Council that includes:

(1) The greatest number of juveniles housed in the Correctional Treatment Facility or the Central Detention Facility at any one time during the preceding quarter;

(2) The lowest number of unused beds for juveniles at secure juvenile facilities at any one time during the preceding quarter; and

(3) The number of consecutive quarters that the lowest number of unused beds at secure juvenile facilities, as determined in paragraph (2) of this subsection, has exceeded the greatest number of juveniles housed in the Correctional Treatment Facility or the Central Detention Facility, as determined in paragraph (1) of this subsection, if any.

(b) All juveniles housed at the Correctional Treatment Facility or the Central Detention Facility shall be transferred to available space in secure juvenile facilities within 6 months after a determination that there have been 4 consecutive quarters of excess capacity, as determined under subsection (a)(3) of this section.


(Apr. 4, 2017, D.C. Law 21-238, § 204, 63 DCR 15312.)

Applicability

Section 7016 of D.C. Law 22-168 repealed Section 701 of D.C. Law 21-238. Therefore the creation of this section by D.C. Law 21-238 has been implemented.

Section 7026 of D.C. Law 22-33 amended section 701(a) of D.C. Law 21-238 providing that the creation of subsection (b) this section by § 204 of D.C. Law 21-238 is subject to the inclusion of the provision’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of § 701|(a) of D.C. Law 21-238, see § 7026 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167, Oct. 24, 2017, 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of § 701|(a) of D.C. Law 21-238, see § 7026 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).