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The DC Code: § 2-709 Unintentional violations.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)
Any person who by reason of ignorance, forgetfulness, or misunderstanding improperly or unlawfully uses official mail shall be liable to the District for double the cost of the postage.
Any person who willfully violates provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 1 year, plus double the amount of money incidental to the unlawful mailing.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-1709. 1973 Ed., § 1-1709. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-118, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-701. DC CODE § 2-709 Current through December 11, 2012


(Apr. 7, 1977, D.C. Law 1-118, § 10, 23 DCR 8746.)