Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–3006. Confidential records.

All information furnished to APRA pursuant to this chapter shall remain confidential and may be disclosed only to medical personnel for purposes of diagnosis and treatment; except, that with the prior written consent of the client, the information may be disclosed for the purposes of and in accordance with Chapter 2B of this title [§ 7-241 et seq.].


(July 18, 2000, D.C. Law 13-146, § 7, 47 DCR 4350; Dec. 4, 2010, D.C. Law 18-273, § 208, 57 DCR 7171.)

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 18-273 substituted “and treatment; except, that with the prior written consent of the client, the information may be disclosed for the purposes of and in accordance with Chapter 2B of this chapter” for “and treatment”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 208 of Data-Sharing and Information Coordination Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-530, August 6, 2010, 57 DCR 8099).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 208 of Data-Sharing and Information Coordination Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-582, October 20, 2010, 57 DCR 10118).