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The DC Code: § 22-3218.04 Penalties for violation.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
a
A person who violates § 22-3218.02 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon a conviction, shall be imprisoned for not more than 60 days, or fined, not more than $500, or both. In the case of a second or subsequent conviction, a person who violates § 22-3218.02 shall be imprisoned for not more than 180 days, or fined, not more than $1,500, or both.
b
In addition to the criminal penalties in subsection (a) of this section, a person who is found to have violated § 22-3218.02 in a civil proceeding shall be liable to the company using or engaged in the generation or distribution of electricity or gas for restitution of the amount of any losses or damage sustained.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 14-310, see notes following § 22-3218. DC CODE § 22-3218.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 118c, as added June 12, 2003, D.C. Law 14-310, § 15, 50 DCR 1092.)