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The DC Code: § 5-1501.07 Testing of breath alcohol equipment.

Index5 Police, Firefighters, Medical Examiner, and Forensic Sciences. (Refs & Annos)
a
The Department shall test and certify, at least once every 3 months or as recommended by the manufacturer, whichever is more frequent, the accuracy of all equipment used by any District law enforcement personnel to test the alcohol content of breath.
b
Only equipment certified by the Department to be accurate shall be used by a District law enforcement agency to test the alcohol content of breath.
c
The Director may delegate by memorandum of agreement to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner the responsibility for testing breath alcohol equipment and some or all of the responsibility for providing forensic science services pertaining to forensic alcohol.

Historical and Statutory

Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 201 of Comprehensive Impaired Driving and Alcohol Testing Program Emergency Amendment Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-429, July 30, 2012, 59 DCR 9387). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 201 of Comprehensive Impaired Driving and Alcohol Testing Program Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-508, October 26, 2012, 59 DCR 12774). Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-18, see notes under § 5-1501.01. DC CODE § 5-1501.07 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 17, 2011, D.C. Law 19-18, § 8, 58 DCR 5403.)