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The DC Code: § 50-2301.01 Purposes.

Index50 Motor and Non-Motor Vehicles and Traffic. (Refs & Annos)

It is the intent of the Council of the District of Columbia (hereinafter referred to as the "Council") in the adoption of this chapter to decriminalize and to provide for the administrative adjudication of certain violations of Title 32 of the District of Columbia Rules and Regulations (Motor Vehicle Regulations for the District of Columbia), and certain offenses codified in Title 50 of the District of Columbia Official Code, in the Highways and Traffic Regulations of the District of Columbia, and in Chapter III of Title 14 of the District of Columbia Rules and Regulations (relating to the operation of taxicabs), and to provide for the civilian enforcement of parking infractions, and thereby to establish a uniform and more expeditious system and continue to assure an equitable system for the disposition of traffic offenses.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 40-601. 1973 Ed., § 40-1101. Legislative History of Laws Law 2-104 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 2-195, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 13, 1978 and June 27, 1978, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 1, 1978, it was assigned Act No. 2-215 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Editor's Notes Title 18 of the DCMR (Vehicles and Traffic) (June, 1987) has replaced Title 32 of the District of Columbia Rules and Regulations (Motor Vehicle Regulations for the District of Columbia). Title 18A of the DCMR (Taxicabs and Vehicles for Hire) (October, 1987) has replaced Title 14 of the District of Columbia Rules and Regulations (relating to operation of taxicabs). DC CODE § 50-2301.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 12, 1978, D.C. Law 2-104, § 101, 25 DCR 1275.)