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The DC Code: § 1-1162.14 Hearings.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)
a
(1) After determining that there is reason to believe a violation has occurred based upon the presentation of evidence by the Director of Government Ethics pursuant to § 1-1162.12(b) or § 1-1162.13(e), the Ethics Board shall conduct an open and adversarial hearing at which the Director of Government Ethics shall present evidence of the violation. A hearing need not be conducted if a matter is dismissed pursuant to § 1-1162.16(a).
2
If the Director of Government Ethics fails to present a matter, or advises the Ethics Board that insufficient evidence exists to present a matter or that an additional period of time is needed to investigate a matter further, the Ethics Board may order the Director of Government Ethics to present the matter as provided in paragraph (1) of this subsection.
b
Any hearing under this section shall be of record and shall be held in accordance with Chapter 5 of Title 2.
c
Any witness has a right to refuse to answer a question that might tend to incriminate the witness by claiming his or her Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-124, see notes under § 1-1161.01. DC CODE § 1-1162.14 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 27, 2012, D.C. Law 19-124, § 214, 59 DCR 1862.)