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The DC Code: § 32-221 Loitering around business establishments prohibited during school hours; penalty.

Index32 Labor. (Refs & Annos)

No owner or employee of a business establishment shall permit a minor under the age of 16, having reasonable grounds to believe that such minor is a truant or unlawfully absent from school, to loiter on the premises of such business establishment during those hours when school is in session. Any person violating the provisions of this section may be fined not less than $25 nor more than $300, or may be imprisoned for not less than 10 days or longer than 30 days.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 36-521. 1973 Ed., § 36-224. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-68, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-201. Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority under D.C. Law 5-88: Mayor's Order 85-28, March 11, 1985. Delegation of authority under D.C. Law 5-88: Mayor's Order 85-28, March 11, 1985. Miscellaneous Notes Amendment of regulations: Section 2 of D.C. Law 5-88 amended Article 36 of the Police Regulations of the District of Columbia (Commissioner's Order No. 301, 904/1, effective Nov. 1, 1948) which provides for the regulation of video arcades and mechanical amusement machines. DC CODE § 32-221 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 29, 1928, 45 Stat. 1006, ch. 908, § 24; renumbered as § 21 and amended June 15, 1976, D.C. Law 1-68, § 2(25), 23 DCR 527.)