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The DC Code: § 8-153.01 Coal tar limitations.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
For the purposes of this section, the term "coal tar pavement product" means a material that contains coal tar and is for use on an asphalt or concrete surface, including a driveway or parking lot.
No person shall sell, offer for sale, use, or permit to be used on property he or she owns, a coal tar pavement product.
(1) Any person who violates this section shall be liable to the District for a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $ 2,500 for each violation.
For any violation, each day of the violation shall constitute a separate offense and the penalties prescribed shall apply separately to each offense.
Adjudication of any infraction of this section shall be pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2.
This section shall apply as of July 1, 2009.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-171, in subsec. (b), substituted "or permit to be used on property" for "or permit to be used, on property". Legislative History of Laws Law 17-371, the "Comprehensive Stormwater Management Enhancement Amendment Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-980 which was referred to the Committee on Public Works and the Environment. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 2, 2008, and December 16, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 23, 2009, it was assigned Act No. 17-706 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-371 became effective on March 25, 2009. For history of Law 19-171, see notes under § 8-105.02. DC CODE § 8-153.01 Current through December 11, 2012


(Feb. 15, 2006, D.C. Law 16-51, § 181, as added Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-371, § 2(c), 56 DCR 1353; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 149(b), 59 DCR 6190.)