Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–251.05. Reports.

No later than February 28th of each year, beginning in 2018, the Mayor shall issue a report to the Council on the subsidy program established by this subchapter. At a minimum, the report shall include:

(1) The number of applications filed for the subsidy;

(2) The number of subsidies awarded;

(3) The number of families receiving both the subsidy and TANF;

(4) The number of applications denied for failure to meet eligibility criteria;

(5) The number of applications denied for lack of appropriated funding;

(5A) The number of subsidies transferred to a relative caregiver pursuant to § 4-251.03a;

(6) An estimate of the number of grandparent caregivers whose income is less than 200 percent of the federally-defined poverty level but who have not applied for the subsidy;

(7) The number of subsidies terminated by the Mayor pursuant to § 4-251.03(c) or voluntarily by the grandparent caregiver;

(8) The number of substantiated cases of fraud and a comparison of this figure to the proportion of cases of fraud involving other benefit programs, including TANF, Food Stamps, and Medicaid;

(9) The number of children removed from households receiving a subsidy under the program established by this subchapter due to a substantiated allegation of child abuse or neglect; and

(10) Any legislative, policy, or administrative recommendations of the Family Court of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia or of agencies designated by the Mayor to execute the provisions of this subchapter that are intended to enhance the effectiveness of the program.