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The DC Code: § 47-104 Unlawful diversion of tax money.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)

It shall not be lawful for the District authorities, or any person charged with the disbursements of money in the District, to divert from its legitimate object any money levied or collected as taxes from the people of the District. Any person who shall violate the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor in office, and be dismissed therefrom.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 47-104. 1973 Ed., § 47-104. DC CODE § 47-104 Current through December 11, 2012


(R.S., D.C., §§ 116, 118; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575.)