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The DC Code: § 22-2722 Keeping bawdy or disorderly houses.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever is convicted of keeping a bawdy or disorderly house in the District shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-2722. 1973 Ed., § 22-2722. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-306 substituted "$5,000 or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both" for "$1,000 or imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both". Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 107 of the Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-255, June 22, 1994, 41 DCR 4286). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 215 of Omnibus Public Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-445, July 19, 2006, 53 DCR 6443). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 215 of Omnibus Public Safety Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-490, October 18, 2006, 53 DCR 8686). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 215 of Omnibus Public Safety Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-10, January 16, 2007, 54 DCR 1479). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 215 of Omnibus Public Safety Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-25, April 19, 2007, 54 DCR 4036). 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. For Law 16-306, see notes following § 22-404. DC CODE § 22-2722 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 16, 1912, 37 Stat. 192, ch. 235, § 1; Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 617, Pub. L. 88-241, § 11(a); Aug. 20, 1994, D.C. Law 10-151, § 107, 41 DCR 2608; Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-306, § 215, 53 DCR 8610.)