Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–2303.07. Identification of pedestrian offenders.

(a) A pedestrian who is stopped by a police officer or other authorized official after the pedestrian has committed an infraction of these regulations shall be required to inform the officer or other official of his or her true name and address for the purpose of including that information on a notice of infraction; provided, that no pedestrian shall be required to possess or display any documentary proof of his or her name or address in order to comply with the requirements of this section.

(b) A pedestrian who refuses to provide his or her name and address to a police officer upon request after having been stopped for committing an infraction of these regulations shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than $100 nor more than $250.


(Sept. 12, 1978, D.C. Law 2-104, § 307, 25 DCR 1275; Oct. 8, 1981, D.C. Law 4-36, § 4(b), 28 DCR 3383; Mar. 20, 2009, D.C. Law 17-314, § 3, 56 DCR 200.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 40-627.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 50-2302.02.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 17-314, in subsec. (b), substituted “not less than $100 nor more than $250” for “not less than $10 nor more than $50 dollars”.