Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–205.19i. Nondiscrimination against TANF and POWER applicants and recipients.

A person’s application for, or receipt of, TANF or POWER benefits shall not affect the applicability to that person of District and federal laws prohibiting discrimination.


(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 519i; as added Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-241, § 2(w), 46 DCR 905.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-205.19i.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see note to § 4-205.19a.

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(i) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Law 12-7, August 1, 1997, law notification 44 DCR 4639).

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(i) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-130, July 24, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 6501).

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(w) of Public Assistance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-130, July 24, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 6501).