Code of the District of Columbia

§ 36–601.20. Persons ineligible to purchase tickets or shares or receive prizes.

(a) No ticket or share shall be purchased by, and no prize shall be paid to, any of the following persons: The Chief Financial Officer, any employee of the Office, or any spouse, domestic partner, child, brother, sister, or parent residing as a member of the same household in the principal place of abode of the Chief Financial Officer or any employee of the Office.

(b) For the purposes of this section, the term “domestic partner” shall have the same meaning as provided in § 32-701(3).


(Mar. 10, 1981, D.C. Law 3-172, § 4, 27 DCR 4736; Sept. 12, 2008, D.C. Law 17-231, § 11(a), 55 DCR 6758; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 7072(t), 63 DCR 10775; May 3, 2019, D.C. Law 22-312, § 2(b), 66 DCR 1402.)

Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., § 3-1320

1981 Ed., § 2-2520.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 17-231, designated subsec. (a); in subsec. (a), substituted “spouse or domestic partner” for “spouse”; and added subsec. (b).

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-312, see § 7177 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-312, see § 7177 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).