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The DC Code: § 7-225 Penalties.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
a
A fine of not more than $200 or imprisonment of not more than 90 days, or both, shall be imposed on:
1
Any person who willfully and knowingly violates any of the provisions of this chapter or refuses to perform any of the duties imposed upon him or her by this chapter or regulations issued under this chapter; or
2
Any person who willfully or negligently makes a false certification in any document required by this chapter.
b
Civil fines, penalties, and fees may be imposed as sanctions for any infraction of the provisions of this chapter, or the rules issued under authority of this chapter, pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2. Adjudication of any infractions shall be pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-225. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-307 designated the existing text as subsection (a); and added subsec. (b). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 502 of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-544, December 4, 2002, 49 DCR 11700). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 502 of the Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-27, February 24, 2003, 50 DCR 2151). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 502 of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-103, June 20, 2003, 50 DCR 5499). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-34, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-201. Law 14-307, the "Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Act of 2002", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-892, which was referred to the Committee on the Whole.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 1, 2002, and November 7, 2002, respectively.   Signed by the Mayor on December 4, 2002, it was assigned Act No. 14-543 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.  D.C. Law 14-307 became effective on June 5, 2003. DC CODE § 7-225 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 8, 1981, D.C. Law 4-34, § 26, 28 DCR 3271; June 5, 2003, D.C. Law 14-307, § 502, 49 DCR 11664.)