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The DC Code: § 22-2103 Murder in the second degree.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever with malice aforethought, except as provided in §§ 22-2101, 22- 2102, kills another, is guilty of murder in the second degree. For purposes of imprisonment following revocation of release authorized by § 24- 403.01(b)(7), murder in the second degree is a Class A felony.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-2403. 1973 Ed., § 22-2403. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-302 added the last sentence. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 4(c) of the Sentencing Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-410, August 11, 2000, 47 DCR 7271). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4(c) of the Sentencing Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 13-462, November 7, 2000, 47 DCR 9443). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4(c) of Sentencing Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-2, February 2, 2001, 48 DCR 2239). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4(c) of Sentencing Reform Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-51, May 2, 2001, 48 DCR 4370). Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-302, see notes following § 22-722. DC CODE § 22-2103 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1321, ch. 854, § 800; June 12, 1940, 54 Stat. 347, ch. 339; June 8, 2001, D.C. Law 13-302, § 4(c), 47 DCR 7249.)