• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) Any person or persons who, directly or indirectly, participate in, aid, or assist in offering postsecondary education or the operation of a postsecondary educational institution by any unlicensed individual or individuals, association, or institution, or by any individual or individuals, association, or institution whose license has been revoked, who advertises or claims any authority to offer education, except pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, or who violates a provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500.

(b) Each day of noncompliance shall constitute a separate violation of this chapter.

(c) Violations of this chapter shall be prosecuted in the District of Columbia Superior Court by the Corporation Counsel of the District of Columbia.

(d) Nothing contained in this chapter shall preclude any person from being subject to a penalty under provisions of § 28-3904, if the person engages in an unlawful trade practice.

(Apr. 6, 1977, D.C. Law 1-104, § 12, as added Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7- 217, § 2(h), 36 DCR 523.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 31-1612.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-217, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 38-1309.