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The DC Code: § 22-1835 Unlawful conduct with respect to documents in furtherance of human trafficking.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

It is unlawful for an individual or business knowingly to destroy, conceal, remove, confiscate, or possess any actual or purported government identification document, including a passport or other immigration document, or any other actual or purported document, of any person to prevent or restrict, or attempt to prevent or restrict, without lawful authority, the person's liberty to move or travel in order to maintain the labor or services of that person.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 18-239, see notes under § 22-1831. DC CODE § 22-1835 Current through December 11, 2012


(Oct. 23, 2010, D.C. Law 18-239, § 105, 57 DCR 5405.)