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The DC Code: § 22-301 Definition and penalty.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever shall maliciously burn or attempt to burn any dwelling, or house, barn, or stable adjoining thereto, or any store, barn, or outhouse, or any shop, office, stable, store, warehouse, or any other building, or any steamboat, vessel, canal boat, or other watercraft, or any railroad car, the property, in whole or in part, of another person, or any church, meetinghouse, schoolhouse, or any of the public buildings in the District, belonging to the United States or to the District of Columbia, shall suffer imprisonment for not less than 1 year nor more than 10 years.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-401. 1973 Ed., § 22-401. DC CODE § 22-301 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1323, ch. 854, § 820.)