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The DC Code: § 7-1541.04 Penalties; prosecutions.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
a
Any person violating any provision of this subchapter and the amendments to §§ 43-119 and 43-125, or any regulation made pursuant to this subchapter and the amendments to §§ 43-119 and 43-125, shall be fined not more than $300, or be imprisoned for not more than 90 days. Prosecution for violations of this subchapter and the amendments to §§ 43-119 and 43-125 and regulations made pursuant thereto shall be brought in the name of the District of Columbia.
b
Civil fines, penalties, and fees may be imposed as alternative sanctions for any infraction of the provisions of this subchapter, or any rules or regulations issued under the authority of this subchapter pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2. Adjudication of any infraction of this subchapter shall be pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-1604. 1973 Ed., § 2-254. Legislative History of Laws Law 6-42, the "Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Civil Infractions Act of 1985," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 6-187, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 25, 1985, and July 9, 1985, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 16, 1985, it was assigned Act No. 6- 60 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 7-1541.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 10, 1962, 76 Stat. 535, Pub. L. 87-656, § 5; Oct. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-42, § 430, 32 DCR 4450.)