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The DC Code: § 22-3225.04 Penalties.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
a
Any person convicted of insurance fraud in the first degree shall be fined not more than $50,000 or imprisoned for not more than 15 years, or both.
b
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, any person convicted of insurance fraud in the second degree shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both.
2
Any person convicted of insurance fraud in the second degree who has been convicted previously of insurance fraud pursuant to § 22-3225.02 or § 22- 3225.03, or a felony conviction based on similar grounds in any other jurisdiction, shall be fined not more than $20,000 or imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both.
c
Any person convicted of misdemeanor insurance fraud shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than 180 days, or both.
d
A person convicted of a felony violation of this subchapter shall be disqualified from engaging in the business of insurance, subject to 18 U.S.C. § 1033(e)(2).

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-3825.4. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-313, in subsec. (b)(2), validated a previously made technical correction. D.C. Law 16-144 rewrote section, which had read as follows: "(a) Any person convicted of insurance fraud in the first degree shall be subject to a fine of not more than $50,000 or imprisonment for not more than 15 years, or both. "(b) Any person convicted of insurance fraud in the second degree shall be subject to the following: "(1) A fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment for not more than 5 years, or both; or "(2) A fine of not more than $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than 10 years, or both, for a second or subsequent offense under § 22-3225.03 or a conviction based on similar grounds in any other jurisdiction. "(c) A person convicted of a felony violation of this subchapter shall be disqualified from engaging in the business of insurance, subject to 18 U.S.C. § 1033(e)(2)." Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-273, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-3225.01. For Law 13-313, see notes following § 22-2803. For Law 16-144, see notes following § 22-3225.02. DC CODE § 22-3225.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 125d, as added Apr. 27, 1999, D.C. Law 12-273, § 2, 46 DCR 1132; June 19, 2001, D.C. Law 13-313, § 12(a), 48 DCR 1873; July 25, 2006, D.C. Law 16-144, § 2(d), 53 DCR 2838.)