Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–251.25. Reports.

Beginning February 28, 2021, and on an annual basis thereafter, the Mayor shall issue a report to the Council on the subsidy program established by this subchapter. At a minimum, the report shall include:

(1) The number of applications filed for the subsidy;

(2) The number of subsidies awarded;

(3) The number of families receiving both the subsidy and TANF;

(4) The number of applications denied for failure to meet eligibility criteria;

(5) The number of applications denied for lack of appropriated funding;

(6) An estimate of the number of close relative caregivers whose income is less than 200% of the federally-defined poverty level but who have not applied for the subsidy;

(7) The number of subsidies terminated by the Mayor pursuant to § 4-251.23 or voluntarily by the close relative caregiver;

(8) The number of substantiated cases of fraud and a comparison of this figure to the proportion of cases of fraud involving other benefit programs, including TANF, food stamps, and Medicaid;

(9) The number of children removed from households receiving a subsidy under the program established by this subchapter due to a substantiated allegation of child abuse or neglect; and

(10) Any legislative, policy, or administrative recommendations of the Family Court of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia or of agencies designated by the Mayor to execute the provisions of this subchapter that are intended to enhance the effectiveness of the program.


(Nov. 26, 2019, D.C. Law 23-32, § 105, 66 DCR 13146.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 105 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 § 105 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 § 105 of Close Relative Caregiver Subsidy Pilot Program Establishment Temporary Amendment Act of 2019 (D.C. Law 23-25, Oct. 24, 2019, 66 DCR 12081).