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The DC Code: § 8-2012 Penalties.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
a
A person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be fined up to $300 for the 1st offense and up to $500 for each subsequent offense.
b
Any owner, operator, or custodian of a horse engaged in the horse-drawn carriage trade who causes serious intentional injury to the horse by neglect or inhumane treatment shall be fined up to $2,500.
c
A violation of this chapter shall be a civil infraction for purposes of Chapter 18 of Title 2. 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 infraction shall be pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-1042. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 8-224, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-2001. For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-68, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-2003. DC CODE § 8-2012 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 7, 1991, D.C. Law 8-224, § 13, 38 DCR 207; Feb. 5, 1994, D.C. Law 10-68, § 16(c), 40 DCR 6311.)