Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–1702.01. Access to Justice Initiative.

*NOTE: This section has been amended by emergency legislation with identical permanent legislation that will become effective in December, 2021.*

(a) The Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants shall establish an Access to Justice Initiative program for the purpose of providing support to nonprofit organizations that deliver civil legal services to low-income and under-served District residents, or support to their nonprofit organization partners; and providing loan-repayment assistance to lawyers working in eligible employment. The Initiative shall consist of the ATJ and LRAP programs.

(b) The provisions of this chapter shall be exempt from the requirements of part B of subchapter XII-A of Chapter 3 of Title 1 [§ 1-328.11 et seq.].