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The DC Code: § 22-1837 Penalties.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
a
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, whoever violates § 22-1832, § 22-1833, or § 22-1834 shall be fined not more than $$200,000, imprisoned for not more than 20 years, or both.
2
Whoever violates sections § 22-1832, § 22-1833, or § 22-1834 when the victim is held or provides services for more than 180 days shall be fined not more than 1 1/2 times the maximum fine authorized for the designated act, imprisoned for not more than 1 1/2 times the maximum term authorized for the designated act, or both.
b
Whoever violates § 22-1835 shall be fined not more than $$5,000, imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both.
c
Whoever violates § 22-1836 shall be fined or imprisoned up to the maximum fine or term of imprisonment for a violation of each referenced section.
d
Whoever attempts to violate § 22-1832, § 22-1833, § 22-1834, § 22-1835 or § 22-1836 shall be fined not more than 1/2 the maximum fine otherwise authorized for the offense, imprisoned for not more than 1/2 the maximum term otherwise authorized for the offense, or both.
e
No person shall be sentenced consecutively for violations of §§ 22-1833 and 22-1834 for an offense arising out of the same incident.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 18-239, see notes under § 22-1831. DC CODE § 22-1837 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 23, 2010, D.C. Law 18-239, § 107, 57 DCR 5405.)