Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–656. Applicability.

(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, this subtitle shall apply as of October 1, 2016.

(b) Section 5-654 shall apply as of October 1, 2017.

(c) § 5-652 shall apply as of October 1, 2018.


(Sept. 30, 2004, D.C. Law 15-194, § 656; as added May 1, 2013, D.C. Law 19-311, § 2, 60 DCR 3425; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 3052(d), 63 DCR 10775; Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 7007, 64 DCR 7652; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 7013, 65 DCR 9388.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 19-311 added this section.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 7013 of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 7013 of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 7007 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 this section, see § 7007 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).