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The DC Code: § 2-1709 Disposition of public records at end of official's term.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)
On or before the expiration of the term of office of an elected or appointed official, all public records, books, writings, and letters in the custody of the official shall be promptly transmitted or relinquished to the official's successor or, if there is none, to the Administrator.
Any official who maliciously destroys, defaces, or removes any public record, as defined by this chapter, shall be subject to the penalties established in section 14.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-2909. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-19, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-1701. References in Text "Section 14", referred to at the end of subsection (b), is § 14 of D.C. Law 6- 19. DC CODE § 2-1709 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 10, 32 DCR 3590.)