Code of the District of Columbia

§ 36–641.15. Penalties.

(a) In the event of a violation of this subchapter or a rule issued pursuant to this subchapter, the Office may:

(1) Impose a fine of not more than $50,000;

(2) Revoke a licensee's license; or

(3) Suspend the licensee's license for up to one year.

(b) A person that has been fined or whose application has been denied, revoked, or suspended pursuant to this section shall have a right to a hearing before the Office and, in the event of the Office's affirmation of the fine, denial, revocation, or suspension, the right to appeal the decision of the Office to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

(c) The Office shall notify ABRA within 48 hours after the Office suspends or revokes a retailer's license.


(Mar. 10, 1981, D.C. Law 3-172, § 415; as added Apr. 27, 2021, D.C. Law 23-280, § 7(b), 68 DCR 001156.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 2(b) of Revised Game of Skill Machines Consumer Protections Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-16, Feb. 26, 2021, 68 DCR 002559).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 2(b) of Revised Game of Skill Machines Consumer Protections Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-479, Oct. 1, 2020, 67 DCR 13284).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of this section, see § 2(b) of Revised Game of Skill Machines Consumer Protections Temporary Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Law 23-257, Mar. 16, 2021, 67 DCR 13932).