D.C. Law 11-112. Joint Custody of Children Act of 1996.

[HTML Unavailable (PDF)]

Law Information


  • D.C. Law 11-112 (PDF)
  • 43 DCR 574


Apr. 18, 1996

Legislative History (LIMS)

Law 11-112, the “Joint Custody of Children Act of 1996,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-026, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 5, 1995, and January 4, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 31, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-202 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-112 became effective on April 18, 1996.