Every person convicted of an assault with intent to commit mayhem, or of an assault with a dangerous weapon, shall be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than 10 years. In addition to any other penalty provided under this section, a person may be fined an amount not more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01.
1981 Ed., § 22-502.
1973 Ed., § 22-502.
Effect of Amendments
The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 19-317 added the last sentence.
Additional penalty for possession of firearm, see § 22-4502.
For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 303(e) of the Criminal Fine Proportionality Emergency Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-45, April 1, 2013, 60 DCR 5400, 20 DCSTAT 1300).