Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–1210.08. Prosecutions.

(a) Prosecutions for violations of this chapter shall be brought in the name of the District of Columbia by the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia.

(b) In any prosecution brought under this chapter, any person claiming an exemption from licensure, registration, or certification under this chapter shall have the burden of providing entitlement to the exemption.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 1008, 33 DCR 729; Mar. 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-247, § 2(aa), 42 DCR 457; July 18, 2009, D.C. Law 18-26, § 2(i), 56 DCR 4043.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3310.8.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 18-26, in subsec. (a), substituted “Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia” for “Corporation Counsel”; and, in subsec. (b), substituted “from licensure, registration, or certification” for “from licensing”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(i) of Health Occupations Revision General Amendment Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-146, July 28, 2009, 56 DCR 6308).