Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–2510.12. Law enforcement to retain other authority.

Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed to affect the ability of a law enforcement officer, as that term is defined in § 7-2509.01(3), to remove firearms or ammunition from any person pursuant to other lawful authority.


(Sept. 24, 1976, D.C. Law 1-85, title X, § 1012; as added May 10, 2019, D.C. Law 22-314, § 2(e), 66 DCR 1672.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of § 7-2510.13, see § 2 of Extreme Risk Protection Order Implementation Working Group Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-252, Mar. 17, 2020, 67 DCR 3467).

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).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of § 7-2510.13, see § 2 of Extreme Risk Protection Order Implementation Working Group Temporary Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Law 23-107, June 17, 2020, 67 DCR 3950).