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The DC Code: § 22-1803 Attempts to commit crime.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever shall attempt to commit any crime, which attempt is not otherwise made punishable by chapter 19 of An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia, approved March 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1321), shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment for not more than 180 days, or both. Except, whoever shall attempt to commit a crime of violence as defined in § 23-1331 shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $5,000 or by imprisonment for not more than 5 years, or both.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-103. 1973 Ed., § 22-103. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 105(a) of the Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-255, June 22, 1994, 41 DCR 4286). Legislative History of Laws Law 10-151, the "Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Amendment Act of 1994," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-98, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 29, 1994, and April 12, 1994, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on May 4, 1994, it was assigned Act No. 10-238 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10-151 became effective on August 20, 1994. References in Text "Chapter 19 of an Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia, approved March 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1321)," referred to in this section, consists of §§ 798 to 910 of the act of March 3, 1901, the provisions of which are codified throughout this title as well as in §§ 36-101, 36-102, 36-151 to 36- 157, 50-2203.01 to 50-2203.03. For the complete codification of Chapter 19 of the March 3, 1901 act, please consult the Disposition Tables appearing the Tables Volume. DC CODE § 22-1803 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1337, ch. 854, § 906; Aug. 20, 1994, D.C. Law 10- 151, § 105(a), 41 DCR 2608.)