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The DC Code: § 22-3309 Destroying boundary markers.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever maliciously cuts down, destroys, or removes any boundary tree, stone, or other mark or monument, or maliciously effaces any inscription thereon, either of his or her own lands or of the lands of any other person whatsoever, even though such boundary or bounded trees should stand within the person's own land so cutting down and destroying the same, shall be fined not more than $1,000 and imprisoned not exceeding 180 days.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-3109. 1973 Ed., § 22-3109. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 105(q) 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 Law 10-119, the "Anti-Gender Discriminatory Language Criminal Offenses Amendment Act of 1994," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-332, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on February 1, 1994, and March 1, 1994, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on March 17, 1994, it was assigned Act No. 10-209 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10- 119 became effective on May 21, 1994. For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-151, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-3306. DC CODE § 22-3309 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1333, ch. 854, § 880; May 21, 1994, D.C. Law 10- 119, § 2(u), 41 DCR 1639; Aug. 20, 1994, D.C. Law 10-151, § 105(q), 41 DCR 2608.)