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The DC Code: § 25-434 Influencing the application process.

Index25 Alcoholic Beverage Regulation (Refs & Annos)
A person shall not provide, offer to provide, request, or receive anything of value for the personal use, enjoyment, or profit of an individual in exchange for the individual's promise not to exercise his or her rights provided under this title to object to, or petition against, a license application.
Any person who violates subsection (a) of this section shall be guilty of a criminal misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be imprisoned for not more than 90 days, or fined not more than $300, or both.

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 § 25-115.1. Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 25-434. Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-298, see notes following § 25-101. Law 9-174, the "Alcoholic Beverage Control Amendment Act of 1992," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 9-125, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 2, 1992, and July 7, 1992, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 27, 1992, it was assigned Act No. 9-280 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 9-174 became effective on October 3, 1992. DC CODE § 25-434 Current through December 11, 2012


(Jan. 24, 1934, ch. 4, § 14a, as added Oct. 3, 1992, D.C. Law 9-174, § 2(d), 39 DCR 5859; May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959.)