• Current through October 23, 2012

Any wilful false swearing in regard to any certificate or report or public notice required by the provisions of this chapter shall be perjury and shall be punished as such according to the laws of the District of Columbia. Any misappropriation of any of the money of any corporation or company formed under this chapter, or of any money, funds, or property intrusted to it, shall be held to be theft, and shall be punished as such under the laws of said District.

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1307, ch. 854, § 732; Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 601(h), 29 DCR 3976.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 26-420.

1973 Ed., § 26-320.

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.