• Current through October 23, 2012

Such a bank or savings and loan association may contract for and receive interest at the rate provided for in Chapter 33 of this subtitle, or, in lieu of such interest, a finance charge which, if expressed as an annual percentage rate, does not exceed a rate of 21% per annum on the unpaid balances of principal.

(Dec. 17, 1971, 85 Stat. 667, Pub. L. 92-200, § 4; Mar. 10, 1982, D.C. Law 4-70, § 4, 28 DCR 5236.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 28-3602.

1973 Ed., § 28-3602.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 4-70, the "Consumer Credit Interest Rate Amendments Act of 1981," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 4-138, which was referred to the Committee on Finance and Revenue. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 27, 1981, and November 10, 1981, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 2, 1981, it was assigned Act No. 4-117 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.