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The DC Code: § 8-1404 Penalties.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
a
Violations of this chapter or any rule promulgated pursuant to § 8-1405 shall be adjudicated as provided by Chapter 23 of Title 50.
b
The Mayor, by rule, may establish civil fines and penalties for violations of this chapter or any rule promulgated pursuant to § 8-1405.
c
(1) As an alternative sanction, any person who knowingly or willfully violates this chapter, or any rule promulgated pursuant to § 8-1405 shall be subject to a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $10,000, imprisonment not to exceed 1 year for each violation, or both. Each day shall constitute a separate violation and the penalties prescribed shall be applicable to each violation.
2
Prosecution for violations of this subsection shall be brought by the Corporation Counsel.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-3304. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-190, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-1401. For legislative history of D.C. Law 9-173, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-1403.01. DC CODE § 8-1404 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-190, § 5, 35 DCR 8663; Oct. 1, 1992, D.C. Law 9-173, § 3(c), 39 DCR 5834.)