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The DC Code: § 47-4107 Attempt to interfere with administration of District of Columbia revenue laws.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)
a
A person who attempts to influence, intimidate, or impede an officer or employee of the District of Columbia acting in an official capacity under this title, or under regulations made under authority thereof, or in any other way corruptly or by force or threats of force (including a threatening letter or communication) obstructs or impedes, or attempts to obstruct or impede, the due administration of this title, regardless of the existence of an investigation brought under this title, shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both, together with costs of prosecution.
b
A person who forcibly rescues or causes to be rescued any property, or attempts to do so, after it has been seized under this title, or under regulations made under authority thereof, shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both, together with costs of prosecution.
c
All prosecutions under this section shall be brought in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on information by the Attorney General for the District of Columbia in the name of the District.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-354 substituted "Attorney General for the District of Columbia" for "Corporation Counsel". Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-204, see notes following § 47-4101. For Law 15-354, see notes following § 47-340.03. DC CODE § 47-4107 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 4, 2000, D.C. Law 13-204, § 2(b), 47 DCR 5799; Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 73(n)(7), 52 DCR 2638.)