Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–251.24. Subsidies.

(a) All subsidies established under this subchapter shall be subject to the availability of appropriations. Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed as creating an entitlement to a subsidy for any person.

(b) The amount of subsidy shall be based on the amount of the subsidy that a grandparent caregiver is eligible to receive pursuant to § 4-251.04.

(c) The amount of subsidy a close relative caregiver is eligible to receive under this subchapter shall be offset by any amount a close relative receives as TANF or Supplemental Security Income for the child.

(d) The Mayor may give a priority to an application of a close relative if the Agency determines that the child is at risk of removal from the parent, guardian, or custodian pursuant to § 4-1301.07.


(Nov. 26, 2019, D.C. Law 23-32, § 104, 66 DCR 13146.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 104 of Close Relative Caregiver Subsidy Pilot Program Establishment Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-150, October 29, 2019, 66 DCR 14352).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 104 of Close Relative Caregiver Subsidy Pilot Program Establishment Emergency Amendment Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-84, July 16, 2019, 66 DCR 8274).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of this section, see § 104 of Close Relative Caregiver Subsidy Pilot Program Establishment Temporary Amendment Act of 2019 (D.C. Law 23-25, Oct. 24, 2019, 66 DCR 12081).