• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) Any person convicted of an offense committed while released pursuant to section 23-1321 shall be subject to the following penalties in addition to any other applicable penalties:

(1) A term of imprisonment of not less than one year and not more than five years if convicted of committing a felony while so released; and

(2) A term of imprisonment of not less than ninety days and not more than 180 days if convicted of committing a misdemeanor while so released.

(b) The giving of a warning to the person when released of the penalties imposed by this section shall not be a prerequisite to the application of this section.

(c) Any term of imprisonment imposed pursuant to this section shall be consecutive to any other sentence of imprisonment.

(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 649, Pub. L. 91-358, title II, § 210(a); Aug. 20, 1994, D.C. Law 10-151, § 101(d), 41 DCR 2608.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 23-1328.

1973 Ed., § 23-1328.

Emergency Act Amendments

For temporary amendment of section, see § 101(d) of the Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-255, June 22, 1994, 41 DCR 4286).

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-151, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 23-1321.