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The DC Code: § 8-801 Purpose of chapter.

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

The purpose of this chapter is to provide civil sanctions and to eliminate criminal liability for violating a variety of local laws and rules, to provide for civil enforcement of these violations, and to establish an expeditious administrative adjudicative system.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-2901. Legislative History of Laws Law 6-100, the "Litter Control Administrative Act of 1985," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 6-297, which was referred to the Committee on Public Works. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 17, 1985, and January 14, 1986, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 28, 1986, it was assigned Act No. 6-128 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority pursuant to Law 6-100, see Mayor's Order 86-160, September 19, 1986. Delegation of Authority Pursuant to DC Law 6-100, the "Litter Control Administration Act of 1985;" DC Law 6-42, the "Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Civil Infractions Act of 1985;" DC Law 5-165, the "DC Air Pollution Control Act of 1984;" DC Law 13-172, the "Rodent Control Act of 2000;" and DC Law 6-126, the "Construction Codes Approval and Amendments Act of 1986", see Mayor's Order 2002-5, February 1, 2002 (49 DCR 911). Miscellaneous Notes D.C. Office of the Clean City Coordinator, see Mayor's Order 2001-31, March 1, 2001 (48 DCR 2383). DC CODE § 8-801 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-100, § 2, 33 DCR 781.)