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The DC Code: § 22-3234 Altering or removing bicycle identification numbers.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
It is unlawful for a person to knowingly remove, obliterate, tamper with, or alter any identification number on a bicycle or bicycle part.
Any person who violates subsection (a) of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be imprisoned for not more than 180 days, or fined not more than $1,000, or both.
For the purposes of this section, the term:
"Bicycle" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 50-1609(1).
"Identification number" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 50- 1609(1A).

Historical and Statutory

Law 17-149, the "Bicycle Registration Reform Amendment Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-91, which was referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 11, 2007, and January 8, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 24, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-256 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-149 became effective on May 1, 2008. DC CODE § 22-3234 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 134, as added May 1, 2008, D.C. Law 17- 149, § 3, 55 DCR 1272.)