2013 District of Columbia Code
Division VIII — GENERAL LAWS
Title 44 — CHARITABLE AND CURATIVE INSTITUTIONS
Subtitle I — HEALTH RELATED INSTITUTIONS
Chapter 12 — SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION
Section 44-1203.01 — Privatization of residential substance abuse treatment.
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of § 44-1203, the Mayor shall contract out the operation of the substance abuse Residential Short Stay and Detoxification Facilities programs that are currently operated by the Addiction, Prevention, and Recovery Administration ("APRA") and, when appropriate, priority shall be given to locating such facilities on the campus of the D.C. General Hospital. The affected employees of APRA shall be given the opportunity to compete in this privatization, which shall be carried out in accordance with § 2-352.05.
(b) Any amount of funding necessary for costs of severance pay related to the contracting out of the operation of the substance abuse Residential Short Stay and Detoxification Facilities program shall be paid from the administrative costs of the Addiction, Prevention, and Recovery Administration. No money for severance pay related to the contracting out shall be taken from any program funding allocated for substance abuse treatment services, including the $3 million increase allocated by the Council for community based substance abuse treatment services.
(Mar. 15, 1990, D.C. Law 8-80, § 4a, 36 DCR 8469, as added Oct. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 13-38, § 1702, 46 DCR 6373; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 218, 59 DCR 6190.)
Effect of Amendments. The 2012 amendment by D.C. Law 19-171 substituted "in accordance with § 2-352.05" for "in accordance with §§ 2-301.05b and 2-301.05c" in (a).
Emergency Legislation. For temporary (90-day) authorization of citation of section, see § 1701 of the Service Improvement and Fiscal Year 2000 Budget Support Emergency Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-110, July 28, 1999, 46 DCR 6320).
For temporary (90-day) addition of section, see § 1702 of the Service Improvement and Fiscal Year 2000 Budget Support Emergency Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-110, July 28, 1999, 46 DCR 6320).
Legislative History of Law 13-38. Law 13-38, the "Service Improvement and Fiscal Year 2000 Budget Support Act of 1999," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 13-161, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 11, 1999, and June 22, 1999, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 8, 1999, it was assigned Act No. 13-111 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 13-38 became effective on October 20, 1999.
Legislative History of Law 19-171. Law 19-171, the "Technical Amendments Act of 2012," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 19-397. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on Mar. 20, 2012, and Apr. 17, 2012, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on May 23, 2012, it was assigned Act No. 19-376 and transmitted to Congress for its review. D.C. Law 19-171 became effective on September 26, 2012.
Short Title. Section 1701 of D.C. Law 13-38 provided: "This title may be cited as the 'Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Amendment Act of 1999'."
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