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The DC Code: § 8-111.08 Cease and desist order.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)

If the Mayor determines that a hazardous condition exists that may endanger the public health or safety of the District of Columbia due to noncompliance with federal or District laws or rules on asbestos abatement, the Mayor may issue a cease and desist order to require a violator to cease asbestos abatement operations immediately, remove asbestos workers from the asbestos abatement project area, evacuate appropriate areas of the asbestos abatement project site, or take emergency measures necessary to contain the hazardous condition. Any business entity subject to a cease and desist order may appeal the order within 15 days, but is required to comply with the order pending appeal.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-991.8. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 8-116, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-111.01. DC CODE § 8-111.08 Current through December 11, 2012


(May 1, 1990, D.C. Law 8-116, § 9, 37 DCR 1641.)