Code of the District of Columbia

§ 22–3021. Reputation or opinion evidence of victim’s past sexual behavior inadmissible.

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in a criminal case in which a person is accused of an offense under subchapter II of this chapter, reputation or opinion evidence of the past sexual behavior of an alleged victim of such offense is not admissible.

(b) For the purposes of this subchapter, “past sexual behavior” means sexual behavior other than the sexual behavior with respect to which an offense under subchapter II of this chapter is alleged.


(May 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-257, § 301, 42 DCR 53.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 22-4121.