Code of the District of Columbia

§ 35–254(Perm). Penalties.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b)(1) of this section, a violation of § 35-251(b) or § 35-252 shall be punishable by a civil fine of not more than $50.

(b)(1) A violation of section § 35-251(b)(6), (c) or (d) shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $300, imprisonment of not more than 90 days, not fewer than 30 hours of community service, or a combination of any 2 penalties, except that imprisonment and community service shall not be imposed together.

(2) The fine set forth in this subsection shall not be limited by Chapter 35B of Title 22.

(3) All prosecutions under this subsection shall be brought by the Attorney General for the District of Columbia.


(Sept. 23, 1975, D.C. Law 1-18, § 5, formerly § 4, 22 DCR 1995; renumbered, Feb. 22, 1978, D.C. Law 2-40, § 2(b), 24 DCR 3344; June 29, 1984, D.C. Law 5-91, § 3(b), 31 DCR 2539; Oct. 1, 1992, D.C. Law 9-171, § 2(b), 39 DCR 5831; May 3, D.C. Law 22-310, § 4(c),66 DCR 1395.)