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The DC Code: § 22-3307 Destroying or defacing public records.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever maliciously or with intent to injure or defraud any other person defaces, mutilates, destroys, abstracts, or conceals the whole or any part of any record authorized by law to be made, or pertaining to any court or public office in the District, or any paper duly filed in such court or office, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-3107. 1973 Ed., § 22-3107. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 105(o) of the Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-255, June 22, 1994, 41 DCR 4286). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-151, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-3306. DC CODE § 22-3307 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1327, ch. 854, § 844; Aug. 20, 1994, D.C. Law 10- 151, § 105(o), 41 DCR 2608.)