Code of the District of Columbia

§ 44–208. Quality assurance.

(a) The Mayor shall operate a laboratory reference system and shall prescribe standards for the examination of specimens.

(b) The Mayor shall adopt rules pursuant to § 44-213 that:

(1) Prohibit payment to laboratory personnel based upon the number of tests performed; and

(2) Limit the number of hours that laboratory personnel may work.

(c) The Mayor shall set standards for proficiency testing programs to determine a satisfactory result, a satisfactory level of overall performance, and a substandard level of overall performance.


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-182, § 9, 35 DCR 7718.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 32-1508.