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The DC Code: § 16-5505 Exemptions.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

This chapter shall not apply to any claim for relief brought against a person primarily engaged in the business of selling or leasing goods or services, if the statement or conduct from which the claim arises is:

A representation of fact made for the purpose of promoting, securing, or completing sales or leases of, or commercial transactions in, the person's goods or services; and
The intended audience is an actual or potential buyer or customer.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-171 enacted into law Chapter 55 of Title 16. Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 18-351, see notes under § 16-5501. For history of Law 19-171, see notes under § 16-5501. DC CODE § 16-5505 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 31, 2011, D.C. Law 18-351, § 6, 58 DCR 741; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 401, 59 DCR 6190.)