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The DC Code: § 22-3225.03 Insurance fraud in the second degree.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

A person commits the offense of insurance fraud in the second degree if that person knowingly engages in conduct specified in § 22-3225.02 with the intent to defraud or to fraudulently obtain property of another and the value of the property which is sought to be obtained is $1,000 or more.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-3825.3. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-144 rewrote section, which had read as follows: "A person commits insurance fraud in the second degree if that person knowingly presents false information or conceals information regarding a material fact in any of the following: "(1) Application for, rating of, or renewal of an insurance policy or reinsurance contract; "(2) Claim for payment or benefit pursuant to an insurance policy or reinsurance contract; "(3) Premiums paid on an insurance policy or reinsurance contract; "(4) Payment made in accordance with the terms of an insurance policy or reinsurance contract; "(5) Application used in a premium finance transaction; "(6) Solicitation for sale of an insurance policy; "(7) Application for a license or certificate of authority filed with the Commissioner or the chief insurance regulatory official of another jurisdiction; "(8) Financial statement or condition of any insurer or reinsurer; "(9) Acquisition, formation, merger, affiliation, reconsolidation, dissolution, or withdrawal from one or more lines of insurance or reinsurance in the District by an insurer or reinsurer; "(10) Issuance of written evidence of insurance; or "(11) Application for reinstatement of an insurance policy." D.C. Law 18-377 substituted "$1,000" for "$250". Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 512(c) of Public Safety Legislation Sixty-Day Layover Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-693, January 18, 2011, 58 DCR 640). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 512(c) of Public Safety Legislation Sixty-Day Layover Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19-45, April 20, 2011, 58 DCR 3701). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-273, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-3225.01. For Law 16-144, see notes following § 22-3225.02. For history of Law 18-377, see notes under § 22-303. DC CODE § 22-3225.03 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 125c, as added Apr. 27, 1999, D.C. Law 12-273, § 2, 46 DCR 1132; July 25, 2006, D.C. Law 16-144, § 2(b), 53 DCR 2838; June 3, 2011, D.C. Law 18-377, § 12(c), 58 DCR 1174.)