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The DC Code: § 25-823 Revocation or suspension for violations of this title or misuse of licensed premises.

Index25 Alcoholic Beverage Regulation (Refs & Annos)

The Board may fine, as set forth in the schedule of civil penalties established under § 25-830, and suspend, or revoke the license of any licensee during the license period if:

1
The licensee violates any of the provisions of this title, the regulations promulgated under this title, or any other laws of the District, including the District's curfew law;
2
The licensee allows the licensed establishment to be used for any unlawful or disorderly purpose;
3
The licensee fails to superintend in person, or through a manager approved by the Board, the business for which the license was issued;
4
The licensee allows its employees or agents to engage in prostitution, as defined under § 22-2701.01(1), or engage in sexual acts or sexual contact, as defined under § 22-3001, at the licensed establishment;
5
The licensee fails or refuses to allow an ABRA investigator, a designated agent of ABRA, or a member of the Metropolitan Police Department to enter or inspect without delay the licensed premises or examine the books and records of the business, or otherwise interferes with an investigation; or
6
The licensee fails to follow its voluntary agreement, security plan, or Board order.

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 § 25-118(a).   For notes from former § 25-118, see § 25-821. Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 25-823. 1973 Ed., § 25-118. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-105, in par. (1), substituted "of the District" for "if the District". D.C. Law 15-187, in pars. (2) and (3), made nonsubstantive changes; and added par. (4). D.C. Law 17-201, in the lead-in text, substituted "may fine, as set forth in the schedule of civil penalties established under § 25-830, suspend," for "may suspend"; in par. (1), substituted "laws of the District, including the District's curfew law" for "laws of the District"; in par. (3), deleted "or" from the end; in par. (4), substituted a semicolon for a period at the end; and added pars. (5) and (6). D.C. Law 17-361, in the lead-in language, substituted "and suspend" for ''suspend". Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-298, see notes following § 25-101. For Law 15-105, see notes following § 25-210 For Law 15-187, see notes following § 25-101. For Law 17-201, see notes following § 25-101. For Law 17-361, see notes following § 25-113. DC CODE § 25-823 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Jan. 24, 1934, 48 Stat. 330, ch. 4, § 17; Aug. 27, 1935, 49 Stat. 900, ch. 756, § 9; Aug. 25, 1937, 50 Stat. 803, ch. 766, § 3; Apr. 26, 1950, 64 Stat. 88, ch. 106; Dec. 8, 1970, 84 Stat. 1393, Pub. L. 91-535, § 3(a); Sept. 29, 1982, D.C. Law 4-157, §§ 9, 15, 29 DCR 3617; Mar. 8, 1984, D.C. Law 5- 51, § 2(b)(5), 30 DCR 5927; Mar. 7, 1987, D.C. Law 6-217, § 11; 34 DCR 907; Sept. 11, 1993, D.C. Law 10-12, § 2(b), 40 DCR 4020; May 24, 1994, D.C. Law 10-122, § 2(h), 41 DCR 1658; Apr. 30, 1998, D.C. Law 12-97, § 2, 45 DCR 1517; May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959; Mar. 13, 2004, D.C. Law 15-105, § 4, 51 DCR 881; Sept. 30, 2004, D.C. Law 15-187, § 101(ee), 51 DCR 6525; July 18, 2008, D.C. Law 17-201, § 6(a), 55 DCR 6289; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-361, § 2(d)(2), 56 DCR 1204.)