Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–1162.22. Additional penalties for public officials.

(a) In addition to the penalties set forth in § 1-1162.21, the Board may censure a public official for a violation of the Code of Conduct that the Board finds to substantially threaten the public trust.

(b) The Board may recommend in such censure that the Council suspend or remove a Councilmember’s committee chairmanship, if any, committee membership, if any, or vote in any committee.


(Apr. 27, 2012, D.C. Law 19-124, § 222, 59 DCR 1862; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 1083(x), 65 DCR 9388.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1083(x) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1083(x) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).