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The DC Code: § 8-417 Unlawful acts.

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

It shall be unlawful for any person to:

Make a pesticide recommendation or use a pesticide in a manner inconsistent with the labeling thereof, or in violation of the restrictions imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency or the Mayor on the use of that pesticide;
Falsify, or refuse or neglect to maintain or make available, records required to be kept by this chapter and by the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto;
Use fraud or misrepresentation in applying for certification or a license;
Refuse or neglect to comply with any limitations or restrictions on his certification or license;
Make false or fraudulent claims through any media which misrepresent the effect of a pesticide or the method to be utilized in the application of a pesticide;
Apply any known ineffective or improper pesticide;
Operate faulty or unsafe equipment;
Use or supervise the use of a pesticide in a faulty, careless, or negligent manner;
Make false or fraudulent records, invoices, or reports;
Aid, abet, or conspire with any other person to evade the provisions of this chapter;
Make fraudulent or misleading statements during or after an inspection concerning a pest infestation;
Impersonate any federal, state, or District inspector or official;
Distribute any pesticide which is adulterated or misbranded, or any device which is misbranded;
Fail to register a pesticide in accordance with the provisions of this chapter;
Violate any other provision of this chapter or of any rule or regulation promulgated by the Mayor pursuant thereto.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-751.17. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-70, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-401. DC CODE § 8-417 Current through December 11, 2012


(Apr. 18, 1978, D.C. Law 2-70, § 18, 24 DCR 6867.)