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The DC Code: § 22-2751 Definitions.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

"Demonstration" means marching, congregating, standing, parading, demonstrating, or patrolling by one or more persons, with or without signs, for the purpose of persuading one or more individuals, or the public, or to protest some action, attitude, or belief.
"Mask" means a covering for the face or part of the face whereby the identity of the wearer is disguised. The term "Mask" shall not include clothing worn for the purpose of providing protection from the elements nor clothing worn as a religious covering.
"Residence" means a building or structure, but not a hotel, used or designed to be used, in whole or in part, as a living or a sleeping place by one or more human beings.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws Law 18-374 , the "Residential Tranquility Act of 2010", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-63, which was referred to the Committee on Public Safety and the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 23, 2010, and December 7, 2010, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 19, 2011, it was assigned Act No. 18-696 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-374 became effective on May 26, 2011. DC CODE § 22-2751 Current through December 11, 2012


(May 26, 2011, D.C. Law 18-374, § 2, 58 DCR 715.)