• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) Any person convicted of violating any provision of this chapter, or any regulation made pursuant to this chapter, shall be fined not more than $300 or imprisoned not more than 90 days, or both.

(b) Prosecutions for violations of this chapter, or the regulations made pursuant thereto, shall be conducted in the name of the District of Columbia by the Corporation Counsel or any Assistant Corporation Counsel.

(Aug. 23, 1958, 72 Stat. 815, Pub. L. 85-730, § 4; May 21, 1994, D.C. Law 10-119, § 11(a), 41 DCR 1639.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 22-1631.

1973 Ed., § 22-1631.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 10-119, the "Anti-Gender Discriminatory Language Criminal Offenses Amendment Act of 1994," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-332, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on February 1, 1994, and March 1, 1994, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on March 17, 1994, it was assigned Act No. 10-209 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10- 119 became effective on May 21, 1994.