Code of the District of Columbia

§ 8–1771.02. Scope.

(a) This chapter shall apply to the following types of new products sold, offered for sale, or installed in the District of Columbia:

(1) Bottle-type water dispensers;

(2) Commercial hot food holding cabinets;

(3) Metal halide lamp fixtures;

(4) Single-voltage external AC to DC power supplies;

(5) State-regulated incandescent reflector lamps;

(6) Walk-in refrigerators or freezers; and

(7) Any other products designated by the Mayor in accordance with § 8-1771.04.

(b) This chapter shall not apply to:

(1) New products manufactured in the District of Columbia and sold outside the District of Columbia;

(2) New products manufactured outside the District of Columbia and sold at wholesale inside the District for final retail sale and installation outside the District of Columbia;

(3) Products installed in mobile manufactured homes at the time of construction; or

(4) Products designed expressly for installation and use in recreational vehicles.

(Dec. 11, 2007, D.C. Law 17-64, § 3, 54 DCR 10964; Mar. 16, 2021, D.C. Law 23-195, § 2(b), 68 DCR 00039.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 8-1771.04.


Applicability of D.C. Law 23-195: § 3 of D.C. Law 23-195 provided that the change made to this section by § 2(b) of D.C. Law 23-195 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.