Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–2046. Criminal and civil penalties.

(a) Any person who violates any provision of this subchapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to imprisonment not to exceed 6 months or a fine not to exceed $300, or both. Each unlawful act shall constitute a separate violation of this subchapter.

(b) Any person who has been previously convicted pursuant to this subchapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to imprisonment not to exceed one year or a fine not to exceed $5,000, or both.

(c) Civil fines and penalties may be imposed as alternative sanctions for any violations of the provisions of this subchapter or rules issued under the authority of this subchapter pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2 (“Civil Infractions Act”). The adjudication of any infraction issued pursuant to the Civil Infractions Act shall be pursuant to of the Civil Infractions Act.


(Apr. 13, 1999, D.C. Law 12-215, § 17, 46 DCR 274.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 6-3636.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of subchapter, see notes to § 7-2031.

Temporary Legislation

See notes to § 7-2031.