• Current through October 23, 2012

Whoever, being an agent as contemplated and defined by section 16-704(a), or by section 16-707(a), wrongfully converts to his own use any money received by him as provided therein, is guilty of theft, and shall be punished in the manner prescribed by law for such offense.

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 559, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 601(a), 29 DCR 3976.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 16-708.

1973 Ed., § 16-708.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 4-164, the "District of Columbia Theft and White Collar Crimes Act of 1982," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 4-133, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first, amended first and second readings on June 22, 1982, July 6, 1982, and July 20, 1982, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 4, 1982, it was assigned Act No. 4-238 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.