Code of the District of Columbia

§ 32–1131.01. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) "Assist" does not include the routine transmission of administrative and personnel files; provided, that the requirements of reporting conduct are followed in accordance with § 4-1321.02.

(2) "Child development facility" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 7-2031(3).

(3) "Covered employee" means an employee of the District government or an employee, contractor, or agent of a school or child development facility.

(4) "Minor" means an individual who has not yet attained 18 years of age.

(5) "School" means a public, public charter, independent, private, or parochial school organized or authorized to operate under the laws of the District that offers instruction at any level or grade from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

(6) "Sexual abuse" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 22-3020.51(4).

(7) "Sexual misconduct" means verbal, nonverbal, written or electronic communication, or any other act directed toward or with a minor or student that is designed to establish a sexual relationship with a minor or student, including:

(A) A sexual invitation;

(B) Dating or soliciting a date;

(C) Engaging in sexual dialogue;

(D) Making sexually suggestive comments;

(E) Describing sexual encounters; or

(F) Physical exposure of a sexual or erotic nature.