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The DC Code: § 23-109 Powers of investigators assigned to United States Attorney.

Index23 Criminal Procedure. (Refs & Annos)

Any special investigator appointed by the Attorney General and assigned to the United States Attorney for the District shall have authority to execute all lawful writs, process, and orders issued under authority of the United States, and command all necessary assistance to execute his duties, and shall have the same powers to make arrests as are possessed by members of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 23-109. 1973 Ed., § 23-109. Legislative History of Laws Law 11-275, the "Second Criminal Code Technical Amendments Act of 1996," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-909, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 7, 1996, and December 3, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 24, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-520 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-275 became effective on June 3, 1997. DC CODE § 23-109 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 608, Pub. L. 91-358, title II, § 210(a); June 3, 1997, D.C. Law 11-275, § 14(a), 44 DCR 1408.)