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The DC Code: § 22-1403 False personation.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
a
Whoever falsely personates another person before any court of record or judge thereof, or clerk of court, or any officer in the District authorized to administer oaths or take the acknowledgment of deeds or other instruments or to grant marriage licenses or accepts domestic partnership registrations, with intent to defraud, shall be imprisoned for not less than 1 year nor more than 5 years.
b
For the purposes of this section, the term "domestic partnership" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 32-701(4).

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-1303. 1973 Ed., § 22-1303. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-231 rewrote the section, which had read as follows: "Whoever falsely personates another person before any court of record or judge thereof, or clerk of court, or any officer in the District authorized to administer oaths or take the acknowledgment of deeds or other instruments or to grant marriage licenses, with intent to defraud, shall be imprisoned for not less than 1 year nor more than 5 years." Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-231, see notes following § 22-501. DC CODE § 22-1403 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1330, ch. 854, § 859; Feb. 17, 1909, 35 Stat. 623, ch. 134; Sept. 12, 2008, D.C. Law 17-231, § 23(b), 55 DCR 6758.)