Current as of: February 2010
(Pub. L. 98-621, Sec. 4, Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3371; Pub. L. 102-
150, Secs. 2, 3(a), Oct. 31, 1991, 105 Stat. 980; Pub. L. 105-33,
title XI, Sec. 11717(b), Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 786.)
REFERENCES IN TEXT
Section 422 of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, referred
to in subsec. (b)(3), is section 422 of Pub. L. 93-198, title IV,
Dec. 24, 1973, 87 Stat. 790, as amended, which is not classified to
The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec.
(d)(2), is Pub. L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, as amended,
which is set out in Title 5, Appendix, Government Organization and
1997 - Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 105-33 substituted "District of
Columbia Home Rule Act" for "District of Columbia Self-Government
and Governmental Reorganization Act".
1991 - Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 102-150, Sec. 3(a), substituted
"October 1, 1993" for "October 1, 1991".
Subsec. (f)(2)(A). Pub. L. 102-150, Secs. 2(1), 3(a), substituted
"and, except as provided under an agreement entered into pursuant
to subparagraph (C), complete" for "and complete" and "October 1,
1993" for "October 1, 1991".
Subsec. (f)(2)(C). Pub. L. 102-150, Sec. 2(2), added subpar. (C).
CHANGE OF NAME
Committee on Governmental Affairs of Senate changed to Committee
on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of Senate, effective
Jan. 4, 2005, by Senate Resolution No. 445, One Hundred Eighth
Congress, Oct. 9, 2004.
Committee on Labor and Human Resources of Senate changed to
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of Senate by
Senate Resolution No. 20, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Jan. 19,
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1997 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Pub. L. 105-33 effective Oct. 1, 1997, except as
otherwise provided in title XI of Pub. L. 105-33, see section 11721
of Pub. L. 105-33, set out as a note under section 4246 of Title
18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.
ABOLITION OF HOUSE COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Committee on the District of Columbia of House of Representatives
abolished by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Fourth Congress,
Jan. 4, 1995. References to Committee on the District of Columbia
treated as referring to Committee on Government Reform and
Oversight of House of Representatives, see section 1(b) of Pub. L.
104-14, set out as a note preceding section 21 of Title 2, The
Congress. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight of House of
Representatives changed to Committee on Government Reform of House
of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Sixth
Congress, Jan. 6, 1999.
TERMINATION OF CLAIMS
Pub. L. 109-396, title I, Sec. 102, Dec. 15, 2006, 120 Stat.
2712, provided that:
"(a) In General. - Notwithstanding any other provision of law,
the United States is not required to perform, or to reimburse the
District of Columbia for the cost of performing, any of the
"(1) Repairs or renovations pursuant to section 4(f) of the
Saint Elizabeths Hospital and District of Columbia Mental Health
Services Act (24 U.S.C. 225b(f); sec. 44-903(f), D.C. Official
"(2) Preservation, maintenance, or repairs pursuant to a use
permit executed on September 30, 1987, under which the United
States (acting through the Secretary of Health and Human
Services) granted permission to the District of Columbia to use
and occupy portions of the Saint Elizabeths Hospital property
known as the 'West Campus'.
"(3) Mental health diagnostic and treatment services for
referrals as described in section 9(b) of the Saint Elizabeths
Hospital and District of Columbia Mental Health Services Act (24
U.S.C. 225g(b); sec. 44-908(b), D.C. Official Code), but only
with respect to services provided on or before the date of the
enactment of this Act [Dec. 15, 2006].
"(b) Effect on Pending Claims. - Any claim of the District of
Columbia against the United States for the failure to perform, or
to reimburse the District of Columbia for the cost of performing,
any service described in subsection (a) which is pending as of the
date of the enactment of this Act shall be extinguished and
(!1) So in original. Probably should be "responsibilities".
U.S. Code Provisions: Mental Health
State Laws: Mental Health