Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–2510.11. Violation of an extreme risk protection order.

(a) A person violates an extreme risk protection order if, after receiving actual notice of being subject to an extreme risk protection order, the person knowingly has possession or control of, purchases, or receives a firearm or ammunition.

(b) A person convicted of violating an extreme risk protection order shall be:

(1) Fined no more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01, or incarcerated for no more than 180 days, or both; and

(2) Prohibited from having possession or control of, purchasing, or receiving a firearm or ammunition for a period of 5 years after the date of conviction.

(c) A violation of an extreme risk protection order shall not be considered a:

(1) Weapons offense; or

(2) Gun offense, as that term is defined in § 7-2508.01(3).


(Sept. 24, 1976, D.C. Law 1-85, title X, § 1011; as added May 10, 2019, D.C. Law 22-314, § 2(e), 66 DCR 1672.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 2(e) of Firearms Safety Omnibus Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-41, Apr. 15, 2019, 66 DCR 5255).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 2(e) of Firearms Safety Omnibus Emergency Amendment Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-629, Jan. 30, 2018, 66 DCR 1729).