Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–1163.37. Document under oath.

(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this subchapter, neither the Elections Board, or any of its officers or employees, nor the Director of Campaign Finance, or any of his or her officers or employees, may require that a document be sworn under oath unless the Elections Board and Director of Campaign Finance maintain at the place of receipt of such documents and during regular business days and hours, a notary public to administer such oaths.

(b) If no such notary public is available, persons wishing to file documents for which an oath is requested may, in lieu thereof, affirm by their signature that their statements are true under penalty of § 1-1163.35.

(Apr. 27, 2012, D.C. Law 19-124, § 337, 59 DCR 1862; Mar. 13, 2019, D.C. Law 22-250, § 6(ss), 66 DCR 985.)


Applicability of D.C. Law 22-250: § 10 of D.C. Law 22-250 provided that the change made to this section by § 6(ss) of D.C. Law 22-250 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.