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The DC Code: § 22-2709 Detaining an individual in disorderly house for debt there contracted.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Any person or persons who attempt to detain any individual in a disorderly house or house of prostitution because of any debt or debts such individual has contracted, or is said to have contracted, while living in said house of prostitution or disorderly house shall be guilty of a felony, and on conviction thereof be imprisoned for a term not less than one year nor more than 5 years.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-2709. 1973 Ed., § 22-2709. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-119, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-2704. For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-275, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-2708. DC CODE § 22-2709 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 25, 1910, 36 Stat. 833, ch. 404, § 5; May 21, 1994, D.C. Law 10-119, § 12(e), 41 DCR 1639; June 3, 1997, D.C. Law 11-275, § 6, 44 DCR 1408.)