D.C. Law 14-131. Mental Health Commitment Temporary Act of 2002.

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Legislative History

Law 14-131, the “Mental Health Commitment Temporary Act of 2002”, was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-502, which was retained by council. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on January 8, 2002, and February 5, 2002, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on February 25, 2002, it was assigned Act No. 14-292 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 14-131 became effective on May 2, 2002.