Code of the District of Columbia

§ 28–4102.01. Stockpiling.

*NOTE: This section was created by temporary legislation that will expire on February 4, 2022.*

It shall be unlawful for any person to purchase, in quantities greater than those specified by the Mayor, the Department of Health ("DOH"), the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency ("HSEMA"), or the federal government goods that the Mayor, DOH, HSEMA, or the federal government have declared:

(1) Necessary for first responders or others following a natural disaster or a declaration of a public health emergency pursuant to § 7-2304.01 ("public health emergency");

(2) Necessary to maintain supply chains of commerce during a natural disaster or a public health emergency; or

(3) Subject to rationing.


(June 24, 2021, D.C. Law 24-9, § 306(d), 68 DCR 004824.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 306(d) of Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-96, June 7, 2021, 68 DCR 006025).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 306(d) of Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-30, Mar. 17, 2021, 68 DCR 003101).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 306(c) of Coronavirus Support Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-405, Aug. 19, 2020, 67 DCR 10235).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 306(c) of Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-328, June 8, 2020, 67 DCR 7598).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 306(c) of Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-326, May 27, 2020, 67 DCR 7045).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 304(c) of COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-247, Mar. 17, 2020, 67 DCR 3093).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of this section, see § 306(d) of Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Law 24-9, June 24, 2021, 68 DCR 004824).