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The DC Code: § 3-515 Penalties.

Index3 District of Columbia Boards and Commissions. (Refs & Annos)
Any person who violates this subchapter, which includes, but is not limited to, §§ 3-509 and 3-513, or rules issued pursuant to this subchapter, shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not less than $300 nor more than $1,000 or imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both.   Each act of unlawful practice shall constitute a separate offense.
Civil fines, penalties, and fees may be imposed as alternative sanctions for any infraction of the provisions of this subchapter, or any rules and regulations issued under the authority of this subchapter, pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2. Adjudication of any infraction of this subchapter shall be pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-2735. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-171, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 3-501. Law 8-237, the "Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Civil Infractions Act of 1985 Technical and Clarifying Amendments Act of 1990," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 8-203, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 4, 1990, and December 18, 1990, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 27, 1990, it was assigned Act No. 8-320 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 3-515 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 9, 1983, D.C. Law 4-171, § 16, 29 DCR 5297; Mar. 8, 1991, D.C. Law 8-237, § 3, 38 DCR 314.)