- Any person who holds any boxing, wrestling, or martial arts contest, match or exhibition in the District of Columbia, or engages or participates in a boxing, wrestling, or martial arts contest, match, or exhibition without a valid license or permit effective at the time as provided in § 3-606(b), shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than 1 year, or both. Such cases shall be prosecuted by the Corporation Counsel of the District of Columbia in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
- In the case of a person who is found by a preponderance of the evidence, under the contested case procedure in the District of Columbia Administrative Procedure Act, in a hearing before the Commission, to have violated lawful orders or rules of the Commission other than those penalized by subsection (a) of this section, the Commission may, upon findings explaining its actions:
- Revoke the licenses previously obtained by such person under the Commission rules;
- Consider the violation as grounds for future license denials against such person;
- Levy a fine in the amount of $1,000 or less;
- Refer the case to Corporation Counsel for further prosecution; or
- Make such other orders as are reasonable and just, restricting or directing the violator's actions in regard to boxing, wrestling or the martial arts in the District of Columbia.
- For failure to file the reports or pay the fees required in subsections (b) and (c) of § 3-607, a fine amounting to 10% of the fees due under that section, up to a maximum of 30% thereof, shall be assessed for each month or part thereof in which such required reports are not filed, or fees paid.
- Civil fines, penalties, and fees may be imposed as alternative sanctions for any infraction of the provisions of this chapter, or any rules or regulations issued under the authority of this chapter, pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2. Adjudication of any infraction of this chapter shall be pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2.
Historical and Statutory
1981 Ed., § 2-608.
1973 Ed., § 2-1238.
Legislative History of Laws
For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-20, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 3-601.
For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-50, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 3-601.
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 7-169, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 3-601.
References in Text
The "District of Columbia Administrative Procedure Act," referred to in subsection (b), is Chapter 5 of Title 2.
DC CODE § 3-608
Current through December 11, 2012
(Oct. 8, 1975, D.C. Law 1-20, § 9, 23 DCR 1817; Feb. 26, 1976, D.C. Law 1-50, § 3, 22 DCR 5127; Oct. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-42, § 423, 32 DCR 4450; Sept. 29, 1988, D.C. Law 7-169, § 2(e), 35 DCR 5749.)