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The DC Code: § 16-402 Prohibitions and penalties.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
Surrogate parenting contracts are prohibited and rendered unenforceable in the District.
b
Any person or entity who or which is involved in, or induces, arranges, or otherwise assists in the formation of a surrogate parenting contract for a fee, compensation, or other remuneration, or otherwise violates this section, shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than 1 year, or both.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-402. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 9-219, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-401. For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-255, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-401. DC CODE § 16-402 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 17, 1993, D.C. Law 9-219, § 2, 40 DCR 582; Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-255, § 18(b), 44 DCR 1271.)