Code of the District of Columbia

§ 22–3225.15. Jurisdiction.

An offense under this subchapter shall be deemed to be committed in the District of Columbia, regardless of whether the offender is physically present in the District of Columbia, if:

(1) The insured, insurer, claimant, or applicant is a resident of, or located in, the District of Columbia;

(2) A District of Columbia address is used on an application, policy, or claim for payment or benefit;

(3) The services for which a claim is made were provided or alleged to have been provided in the District of Columbia;

(4) Payment of a claim or benefit was made or was to be made to an address in the District of Columbia;

(5) The loss occurred or is alleged to have occurred in the District of Columbia; or

(6) Any part of the offense takes place in the District of Columbia.


(Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164, § 125o; as added Dec. 10, 2009, D.C. Law 18-88, § 214(h), 56 DCR 7413.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 102(g) of Crime Bill Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-129, June 29, 2009, 56 DCR 5495).

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 214(h) of Omnibus Public Safety and Justice Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-181, August 6, 2009, 56 DCR 6903).

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 214(h) of Omnibus Public Safety and Justice Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-227, October 21, 2009, 56 DCR 8668).