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The DC Code: § 28-3602 Finance charge.

Index28 Commercial Instruments and Transactions. (Refs & Annos)

Such a bank or savings and loan association may contract for and receive interest at the rate provided for in Chapter 33 of this subtitle, or, in lieu of such interest, a finance charge which, if expressed as an annual percentage rate, does not exceed a rate of 21% per annum on the unpaid balances of principal.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 28-3602. 1973 Ed., § 28-3602. Legislative History of Laws Law 4-70, the "Consumer Credit Interest Rate Amendments Act of 1981," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 4-138, which was referred to the Committee on Finance and Revenue. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 27, 1981, and November 10, 1981, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 2, 1981, it was assigned Act No. 4-117 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 28-3602 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 17, 1971, 85 Stat. 667, Pub. L. 92-200, § 4; Mar. 10, 1982, D.C. Law 4-70, § 4, 28 DCR 5236.)