• Current through October 23, 2012

Any person, partnership, or company who violates any of the provisions of this subdivision, or fails to comply with any duty imposed upon him or it by any provision of this subdivision, for which violation or failure no penalty is elsewhere provided by the laws of the District, shall be fined not exceeding $500 for each and every violation. Civil fines, penalties, and fees may be imposed as alternative sanctions for any infraction of the provisions of this subdivision for which no penalty is provided elsewhere, or any rules or regulations issued under the authority of this subdivision, pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2.   Adjudication of any infraction of this subdivision shall be pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2.

(June 19, 1934, 48 Stat. 1176, ch. 672, ch. VI, § 1; Oct. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-42, § 456, 32 DCR 4450.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 35-801.

1973 Ed., § 35-801.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 6-42, the "Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Civil Infractions Act of 1985," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 6-187, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 25, 1985, and July 9, 1985, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 16, 1985, it was assigned Act No. 6- 60 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.