Apr. 20, 1999
Law 12-238, the “Health-Care Facility Unlicensed Personnel Criminal Background Check Act of 1998,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-628, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 10, 1998, and December 1, 1998, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 22, 1998, it was assigned Act No. 12-567 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12-238 became effective on April 20, 1999.