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The DC Code: § 47-2883.03 Payment as defense to assertion of lien.

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

In any case in which a property owner or occupant has entered into a contract with a person offering to perform or to arrange for the performance of home improvement work, and such property owner or occupant makes payment for such work to the person offering to perform or arrange for the performance of the same, proof of such payment shall constitute a defense against, and render void, any lien sought to be asserted under the authority of subchapter I of Chapter 3 of Title 40, and § 40-303.01.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-503. 1973 Ed., § 2-2303. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-171 enacted into law Part A of subchapter IV of Chapter 28 of Title 47. Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-171, see notes under § 47-2883.01. DC CODE § 47-2883.03 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 6, 1960, 74 Stat. 816, Pub. L. 86-715, § 3; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 302(b), 59 DCR 6190.)