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The DC Code: § 16-708 Penalties for wrongful conversion of forfeitures and fines.

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

Whoever, being an agent as contemplated and defined by section 16-704(a), or by section 16-707(a), wrongfully converts to his own use any money received by him as provided therein, is guilty of theft, and shall be punished in the manner prescribed by law for such offense.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-708. 1973 Ed., § 16-708. Legislative History of Laws Law 4-164, the "District of Columbia Theft and White Collar Crimes Act of 1982," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 4-133, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first, amended first and second readings on June 22, 1982, July 6, 1982, and July 20, 1982, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 4, 1982, it was assigned Act No. 4-238 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 16-708 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 559, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 601(a), 29 DCR 3976.)