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The DC Code: § 22-934 Criminal Negligence.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

A person who knowingly, willfully or through a wanton, reckless or willful indifference fails to discharge a duty to provide care and services necessary to maintain the physical and mental health of a vulnerable adult, including but not limited to providing adequate food, clothing, medicine, shelter, supervision and medical services, that a reasonable person would deem essential for the well-being of the vulnerable adult is guilty of criminal negligence.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-301, see notes following § 22-931. DC CODE § 22-934 Current through December 11, 2012


(June 8, 2001, D.C. Law 13-301, § 204, 47 DCR 7039.)