Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–3151. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) “Drawer” means an individual who makes or signs a check or other draft, but not including a credit or debit card sales draft.

(2) “Sale” means any:

(A) Offer, or attempt to sell merchandise, real property, or intangibles for cash or credit; or

(B) Service or offer for service which relates to any person, building, or equipment.

(3) “Service” means any:

(A) Building repair or improvement service;

(B) Subprofessional service;

(C) Repair of a motor vehicle, home appliance, or other similar commodity; or

(D) Repair, installation, or other servicing of any plumbing, heating, electrical, or mechanical device.


(Mar. 11, 1992, D.C. Law 9-69, § 2, 39 DCR 16; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-3151.