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The DC Code: § 47-2421 Criminal penalties.

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

Any person who commits any of the acts prohibited by § 47-2419, either knowingly or having reason to know he is doing so, or who fails to comply with any of the requirements of § 47-2420, shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned for not more than 3 years, or both.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-313 inserted the section symbol in the section heading. D.C. Law 15-354 substituted "fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned for not more than 3 years, or both" for "subject to the penalties under § 47-2414(a)". Temporary Addition of Section For temporary (225 day) addition, see § 2(b) of Gray Market Cigarette Prohibition Temporary Act of 2000 (D.C. Law 13-164, October 4, 2000, law notification 47 DCR 8611). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90-day) addition, see 2(b) of the Grey market Cigarette Prohibition Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-350, June 5, 2000, 47 DCR 5022). For temporary (90-day) addition, see § 2 of the Grey market Cigarette Prohibition Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-413, August 14, 2000, 47 DCR 7291). Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-225, see notes under § 47-2419. For Law 13-313, see notes under § 47-2005. For Law 15-354, see notes following § 47-340.03. DC CODE § 47-2421 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-225, § 2(c), 48 DCR 35; June 19, 2001, D.C. Law 13-313, § 16(c)(2), 48 DCR 1873; Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 73(i)(3), 52 DCR 2638.)