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The DC Code: § 25-1009 Operation of locomotive, streetcar, elevator, or horse-drawn vehicle by intoxicated person prohibited.

Index25 Alcoholic Beverage Regulation (Refs & Annos)
a
No person shall be intoxicated while in charge of or operating a locomotive; acting as a conductor or brakeman of a car or train of cars; or operating a streetcar, or horse-drawn vehicle.
b
A person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $300, or by imprisonment for not longer than 3 months, or both.
c
Nothing herein contained shall be construed as repealing or modifying §§ 50-1401.01, 50-1401.02, 50-1403.01, 50-2201.03 through 50-2201.05, and 50-2201.27.
d
Civil penalties and fees may be imposed as alternative sanctions for any violation of this section in accordance with the procedures under Chapter 18 of Title 2.

Historical and Statutory

D.C. Law 13-298 amended and enacted into law Title 25 of the District of Columbia Official Code. The text of this section is derived from provisions formerly found in D.C. Code § 25-127. Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 25-1009. 1973 Ed., § 25-127. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-42 validated the previously made technical correction in subsec. (c). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 8(a) of the Boating While Intoxicated Emergency Act of 1996 (D.C. Act 11-346, August 8, 1996, 43 DCR 4621), § 8(a) of the Boating While Intoxicated Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1996 (D.C. Act 11-411, October 28, 1996, 43 DCR 6063), and § 8(a) of the Boating While Intoxicated Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1996 (D.C. Act 11-469, December 30, 1996, 44 DCR 179), and § 8(a) of the Boating While Intoxicated Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-52, March 31, 1997, 44 DCR 2204),. For temporary addition of a new subchapter, consisting of §§ 25-127a.1 through 25-127a.6, see § 2-7 of the Boating While Intoxicated Congressional Review Emergency Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-52, March 31, 1997, 44 DCR 2204). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 6(i) of Technical Amendments Emergency Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-108, August 3, 2001, 48 DCR 7622). For temporary (90 day) repeal of section, see § 302 of Comprehensive Impaired Driving and Alcohol Testing Program Emergency Amendment Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-429, July 30, 2012, 59 DCR 9387). For temporary (90 day) repeal of section, see § 302 of Comprehensive Impaired Driving and Alcohol Testing Program Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-508, October 26, 2012, 59 DCR 12774). Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-298, see notes following § 25-101. Law 6-42, the "Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Civil Infractions Act of 1985," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 6-187, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 25, 1985, and July 9, 1985, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 16, 1985, it was assigned Act No. 6- 60 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-201, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 25-1004. For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-248, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 25-1004. For Law 14-42, see notes following § 25-120. DC CODE § 25-1009 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Jan. 24, 1934, 48 Stat. 333, ch. 4, § 27; Oct. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-42, § 455(a), 32 DCR 4450; Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-248, § 8(a), 44 DCR 1242; May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959; Oct. 26, 2001, D.C. Law 14-42, § 6(i), 48 DCR 7612.)