Code of the District of Columbia

§ 22–937. Civil penalties for financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult or elderly person.

(a) In addition to other penalties provided by law, a person who violates § 22-933.01 shall be subject to the following civil penalties:

(1) A fine of up to $5,000 per violation;

(2) Revocation of all permits, certificates, or licenses issued by the District of Columbia authorizing the person to provide services to vulnerable adults or elderly persons; and

(3) A temporary or permanent injunction.

(b) Restitution under § 22-936.01 shall be paid before the payment of any fines or civil penalties under this section.


(June 8, 2001, D.C. Law 13-301, § 207; as added Nov. 23, 2016, D.C. Law 21-166, § 3(i), 63 DCR 10733.)