Code of the District of Columbia

Chapter 17. Public Records Management.


§ 2–1701. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) “Administrator” means the Public Records Administrator of the District of Columbia, established by § 2-1702(b).

(2) “Agency” means any board, commission, department, division, institution, authority, independent authority, or part thereof, of the District, except the entities listed in § 2-1714(b).

(3) “Archival quality” means a quality of photographic reproduction consistent with standards specified by the American National Standards Institute.

(4) “Archival record” means any non-current record of an organization or institution that is preserved permanently because of its continuing and enduring administrative, legal, fiscal, or historical value. For the purposes of this definition, the term:

(A) “Administrative value” means the usefulness of a record to the agency in which the record originated or to the succeeding agency for conducting current business.

(B) “Fiscal value” means any record necessary or useful to document and verify financial authorizations, obligations, or transactions.

(C) “Historical value” means a record that merits long-term preservation because the record contains significant information about the organization and function of government agencies, or unique information about persons, places, and subjects with which public agencies deal.

(D) “Legal value” means any record that documents the legal or civil rights of individuals or government agencies.

(5) “Committee” means the Records Disposition Committee established by § 2-1705.

(6) “Custodian” means the public official in charge of an office having public records.

(6A) “Digital” means in a format that is computer readable.

(7) “District” means the District of Columbia government.

(8) “Executive Office” means the Executive Office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

(9) “Inactive public record” means a public record which the agency which created or received the record no longer needs to retain in its custody for the transaction of public business.

(10) “Microreproduction equipment” means photographic equipment designed to produce microimages of documents.

(11) “Nonrecord” means any library or other reference materials or records maintained solely for convenience or reference.

(12) “Office” means the District of Columbia Office of Public Records Management, Archival Administration, and Library of Governmental Information established by § 2-1702(a).

(13) “Public record” means any document, book, photographic image, electronic data recording, electronic mail, paper, video recording, sound recording, microfilm, computer disk, or other material, regardless of physical form or characteristic, that documents a transaction or activity made, received, or retained pursuant to law or in connection with the transaction of public business by or with any officer or employee of the District. The medium upon which such information is recorded shall have no bearing on the determination of whether the record is a public record.

(14) “Records disposition” means the removal by a District agency or other governmental unit of a record no longer necessary for the conduct of public business in accordance with records control schedules and removal methods and procedures approved by the Office.

(14A) “Records management officer” means any person whose responsibilities, according to § 2-1706, include the development and oversight of an agency’s records management program.

(15) “Records retention schedule” means a document listing all records series of a given class, or originating in a particular agency, specifying records to be retained permanently and authorizing on a continuing basis the destruction of other series of records after a specified time period has elapsed.

(16) “Retention period” means the period of time for which a record must be retained.

(17) “Secretary” means the Secretary of the District of Columbia.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 2, 32 DCR 3590; Mar. 8, 1991, D.C. Law 8-235, § 2(a), 38 DCR 302; Oct. 17, 2002, D.C. Law 14-195, § 2(a), 49 DCR 7638; June 13, 2008, D.C. Law 17-175, § 2(a), 55 DCR 5387.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2901.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 16-4019.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 14-195 rewrote par. (2) which had read as follows: “(2) ‘Agency’ means any board, commission, department, division, institution, authority, or part thereof, of the District, except the entities listed in § 2-1714(b).”

D.C. Law 17-175 rewrote par. (13), which had read as follows: “(13) ‘Public record’ means any document, book, photographic image, electronic data recording, paper, sound recording, or other material, regardless of physical form or characteristic, made or received pursuant to law or in connection with the transaction of public business by any officer or employee of the District.”

Cross References

Acts, resolutions, rules, and orders, codification and publication, see § 2-601 et seq.

Administrative procedure, legal publication, see § 2-551 et seq.

Administrator of District of Columbia Office of Documents, codification and publication of duties, see § 2-612.

Council acts and resolutions, enrollment and filing with Archives, see § 2-604.

Editor's Notes

Section 3 of D.C. Law 14-195 provided that this act shall apply as of October 1, 2002.

Mayor's Orders

District of Columbia Records Disposition Committee established: See Mayor’s Order 85-173, October 21, 1985.


§ 2–1702. Establishment of District of Columbia Office of Public Records Management, Archival Administration, and Library of Governmental Information.

(a) There is established the District of Columbia Office of Public Records Management, Archival Administration, and Library of Governmental Information within the Office of the Secretary.

(b) The head of the Office shall be the Public Records Administrator of the District of Columbia who shall be appointed by the Mayor. The Administrator shall be qualified by training and experience in records and archives management. Other staff shall be appointed as necessary.

(c) Subject to the approval of the Mayor, the Administrator is authorized to adopt, alter, and use a seal which shall establish the authenticity or true copy of any public record in the Administrator’s custody. A true copy shall then have the same force and effect as the original.

(d) Repealed.

(e) The Mayor shall issue rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this chapter pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of this title. The Mayor shall submit the proposed rules and regulations to the Council for a 45-day period of review, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, legal holidays, and days of Council recess. If the Council does not approve the proposed rules and regulations, by resolution, within the 45-day period, the proposed rules and regulations shall be deemed approved.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 3, 32 DCR 3590; Mar. 8, 1991, D.C. Law 8-235, § 2(b), 38 DCR 302; June 13, 2008, D.C. Law 17-175, § 2(b), 55 DCR 5387.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2902.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 2-1701 and § 2-1706.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 17-175, in subsec. (e), added the second and third sentences.

Editor's Notes

Office of Public Records Management, Archival Administration, and Library of Government Information established: See Mayor’s Order 86-28, February 11, 1986.


§ 2–1703. Responsibilities and duties of Public Records Administrator.

(a)(1) The Administrator shall act as the chief records manager for the District and shall, except as otherwise provided by law:

(A) Organize and administer a records center for the District’s semicurrent and inactive records;

(B) Implement rules for effective and economical records management; and

(C) Perform other functions to implement this chapter or the rules issued pursuant to this chapter.

(2) The Administrator shall establish the standards for the number, selection, qualifications, basic and advance training, certification, and recertification of agency records management officers.

(3) The Administrator shall, as the historian of the District, establish a program for the identification and preservation of documentation of significance to the history of the District.

(4) The Administrator may:

(A) Publish or republish any material of historical interest;

(B) Compile, edit, and print any publication of historical interest;

(C) Subject to the approval of the Mayor, enter into agreements with publishers to produce books on District history; or

(D) Sell publications, reproductions, or replicas, postcards, and historical souvenirs at any location administered by the Office of Public Records.

(5) The Administrator, with a goal of economy through disposal of original paper records, shall establish standards for the storage of records by a photographic, microphotographic, or non-erasable optical process. A certified or authenticated reproduction of a photograph, microphotographic non-erasable optical disk, or enlargement of a record made in compliance with this chapter shall be considered equal to the original when admitted as evidence.

(b) The Administrator shall establish and maintain the official archives of the District of Columbia, implement regulations for the preservation and use of archival records, and perform other functions to implement this chapter or the regulations issued pursuant to this chapter.

(c) The Administrator shall establish and maintain a Library of Governmental Information of the District of Columbia which shall serve as an effective source of reference and research information with respect to the business of the District; develop programs and establish standards for the management of services provided under this section; and perform the other functions to implement this chapter or the regulations issued pursuant to this chapter.

(d)(1) The Administrator shall collect, compile, and maintain data and information pertaining to the operation of the District as well as other municipalities, governmental bodies, and public authorities, and arrange for the exchange, sale, purchase, and loan of informational materials from and with legislative and research services, libraries, and institutions in other municipalities, governmental bodies, and public authorities.

(2) The Administrator shall accept, compile, and maintain every public record or document requested to be preserved by:

(A) The Council of the District of Columbia;

(B) The Board of Education; and

(C) The District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

(e) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the Council shall maintain custody of the following District property located at 1300 Naylor Court, N.W., as of June 1, 2016:

(1) Each painted portrait of:

(A) A District of Columbia Recorder of Deeds;

(B) A Commissioner of the District of Columbia;

(C) A Mayor of the District of Columbia;

(D) A United States Senator or United States Representative; or

(E) Benjamin Banneker.

(2) Each sculpture of:

(A) A Commissioner of the District of Columbia; or

(B) A United States Senator or United States Representative.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 4, 32 DCR 3590; Mar. 8, 1991, D.C. Law 8-235, § 2(c), 38 DCR 302; Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 2242, 64 DCR 7652.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2903.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2242 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167, Oct. 24, 2017, 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2242 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).


§ 2–1704. Reporting requirements.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, each agency shall transmit to the Library of Governmental Information at least 2 copies of each report, study, or publication prepared by the agency or independent contractor immediately after they have been issued. At least one copy of each report, study, or publication shall be made available to the public at the Library of Governmental Information.

(b) The Mayor shall make available to the public an electronic version of the list, by category, of the documents transmitted under subsection (a) of this section through the Internet, no later than 30 days from the date of the transmission from the agency.

(c) The provisions of subsection (a) and (b) of this section shall not apply to drafts or unofficial copies of accounting, auditing, or financial reports, studies, or publications.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 5, 32 DCR 3590; Mar. 8, 1991, D.C. Law 8-235, § 2(d), 38 DCR 302; Oct. 17, 2002, D.C. Law 14-195, § 2(b), 49 DCR 7638.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2904.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 14-195 rewrote the section which had read as follows:

“(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the head of each agency shall transmit to the Library of Governmental Information at least 2 copies of each report, study, or publication of the agency and those prepared by independent contractors, immediately after they have been issued. At least 1 copy of each report, study, or publication of the District or agency shall be available at the Library of Governmental Information at all times.

“(b) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to drafts or unofficial copies of accounting, auditing, or financial reports, studies, or publications.”

Editor's Notes

Section 3 of D.C. Law 14-195 provided that this act shall apply as of October 1, 2002.


§ 2–1705. Records Disposition Committee.

(a) There is established a Records Disposition Committee (“Committee”) consisting of the following:

(1) A chairperson, the State Historic Records Coordinator, appointed by the Mayor;

(2) The following ex officio members or their designees:

(A) The City Administrator/Deputy Mayor for Operations;

(B) The Secretary of the District of Columbia;

(C) The Secretary to the Council;

(D) The Director of Public Libraries;

(E) The Deputy Mayor for Finance;

(F) The Corporation Counsel;

(G) The Inspector General;

(H) The District of Columbia Auditor;

(I) The Superintendent of Schools; and

(J) The Chief Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals; and

(3) The Public Records Administrator shall serve as the secretary of the Committee.

(b) The Committee shall convene when called by the chairperson or by any 3 members to:

(1) Review and act upon a records retention schedule submitted for consideration by the Administrator;

(2) Review and act upon requests for exceptions from the records retention schedule for disposal authority;

(3) Accept for the archives nonpublic records of historic significance on the recommendation of the Administrator; and

(4) Consider and resolve policy and other matters affecting the District records disposition program.

(c) The concurrence of the Administrator shall be necessary for the destruction of any public record.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 6, 32 DCR 3590; Mar. 8, 1991, D.C. Law 8-235, § 2(e), 38 DCR 302.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2905.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 2-1701.


§ 2–1706. Maintenance of public records.

(a)(1) Any record created or received by the District in the course of official business is the property of the District and, except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, shall not be destroyed, sold, transferred, or disposed of in any manner.

(2)(A) A record may be destroyed, sold, transferred, or disposed of as prescribed by law, by records retention schedules, or by other authorization approved by the Committee; provided, that an authorization approved by the Committee shall not be effective until 45 days after its publication in the District of Columbia Register.

(B) Any records retention schedule or procedure which is in effect on September 5, 1985, shall remain in effect until it is amended or repealed pursuant to this chapter.

(a-1) No electronic mail shall be deleted or destroyed until new rules and regulations for the retention of electronic mail are submitted to and approved by the Council pursuant to § 2-1702(e). Such rules and regulations shall be submitted within 60 days of June 13, 2008.

(b) It shall be the responsibility of each agency to develop:

(1) Records containing adequate documentation of its organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, and essential transactions; and

(2) A continuing program for the economical and efficient management of its records in compliance with the instructions and directives issued by the Administrator with respect to the organization, retention, disposal, storage, photographing, and microphotographing of its records.

(c) An employee at each agency shall be designated as the records management officer of the agency, who shall develop and carry out the records management program of the agency and provide liaison with the Administrator.

(d) Any inactive public record of the District which is deemed to have continuing historical or other significance shall be transferred to the District of Columbia Archives to be properly preserved, arranged, described, and made available for reference purposes.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 7, 32 DCR 3590; Apr. 12, 2000, D.C. Law 13-91, § 131, 47 DCR 520; June 13, 2008, D.C. Law 17-175, § 2(c), 55 DCR 5387.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2906.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 2-1701.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 13-91, in par. (2) of subsec. (b), deleted “pursuant to § 1-2902(d) 1981 Ed ,” preceding “with respect to”.

D.C. Law 17-175, in subsec. (a)(2)(A), inserted “; provided, that an authorization approved by the Committee shall not be effective until 45 days after its publication in the District of Columbia Register”; and added subsec. (a-1).


§ 2–1707. Confidentiality safeguarded.

(a) Any public record made confidential by law shall be so treated.

(b) No provision of this chapter shall be construed to authorize or require the opening of any records ordered to be sealed by a court.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 8, 32 DCR 3590.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2907.


§ 2–1708. Copies, printouts, and photographs of public records.

Whenever a person has the right to inspect any public record subject to the requirements of this chapter, the person shall be furnished a copy, printout, or photograph of the record for a reasonable fee.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 9, 32 DCR 3590.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2908.


§ 2–1709. Disposition of public records at end of official’s term.

(a) On or before the expiration of the term of office of an elected or appointed official, all public records, books, writings, and letters in the custody of the official shall be promptly transmitted or relinquished to the official’s successor or, if there is none, to the Administrator.

(b) Any official who maliciously destroys, defaces, or removes any public record, as defined by this chapter, shall be subject to the penalties established in section 14.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 10, 32 DCR 3590.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2909.

References in Text

“Section 14”, referred to at the end of subsection (b), is § 14 of D.C. Law 6-19.


§ 2–1710. Right of examination of public records.

(a) The Administrator shall from time to time review the condition of public records, and shall give advice and assistance to officials in the solution of problems of preserving, cataloging, filing, and making readily available for governmental and public use the records in their custody.

(b) Upon request by the Administrator, each custodian shall prepare an inclusive inventory of all public records in his or her custody.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 11, 32 DCR 3590.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2910.


§ 2–1711. Annual report.

(a) The Office shall submit an annual report covering the preceding fiscal year to the Mayor by January 1st.

(b) A copy of the annual report shall be sent to each member of the Council and placed in each branch of the public library.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 12, 32 DCR 3590.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2911.


§ 2–1712. Funding.

All projected expenditures required for the administration of this chapter shall be included as a part of the annual budget submitted for the operation of the Office of the Secretary.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 13, 32 DCR 3590.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2912.


§ 2–1713. Civil enforcement.

The Corporation Counsel is authorized to initiate a civil action in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia or any court of competent jurisdiction to protect the interests of the District of Columbia in any public record.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 15, 32 DCR 3590.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2913.


§ 2–1714. Applicability.

(a) The requirements and provisions of this chapter shall apply to and be binding upon the executive branch, the operating departments and agencies, including independent agencies of the District, Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, the Board of Elections and Ethics, the Zoning Commission, the Armory Board, the Public Service Commission, and the boards, commissions, and task forces whose memberships are appointed by the Mayor.

(b) The requirements and provisions of this chapter shall not be binding upon:

(1) The Council of the District of Columbia;

(2) The Board of Education;

(3) The District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia; and

(4) The regional and national bodies in which the District participates as a member.


(Sept. 5, 1985, D.C. Law 6-19, § 16, 32 DCR 3590.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-2914.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 2-1701.

Cross References

Alcoholic beverage control, fines and penalties, see § 25-831.

Alcoholic beverage control, transportation, operation by intoxicated persons, fines and penalties, see § 25-1009.

Asbestos licensing and control, fines and penalties, civil infractions, see § 8-111.10.

Automobile consumer protection, used motor vehicles, damage and defect disclosure, fines and penalties, see § 50-505.

Barbed-wire fences, fines and penalties, see § 9-1213.04.

Board of health ordinances, fines and penalties, see § 7-176.

Bonding of home improvement businesses, penalties for violations, see § 47-2883.04.

Bonding of home improvement businesses, prosecutions, see § 47-2883.05.

Boxing and wrestling commission, violations of commission rules, penalties, see § 3-608.

Building regulations, flood hazards, fines and penalties, damages, see § 6-506.

Building regulations, flood hazards, smoke detectors, fines and penalties, see § 6-751.09.

Business corporations, entities conducting prosecution and civil actions, adjudication, see § 29-101.149.

Business corporations, failure to open books for inspection, fines and penalties, see § 29-201.28.

Business corporations, operation after revocation, fines and penalties, see § 29-101.124.

Business corporations, registered offices and agents, failure to maintain, fines and penalties, see § 29-101.129.

Business corporations, stockholders, books; fines and penalties, see § 29-201.27.

Business corporations, violations of Chapter 1 of Title 29, fines and penalties, see § 29-101.131.

Charitable solicitations, penalties and prosecutions, see § 44-1712.

Child development facilities, regulations, criminal and civil penalties, see § 7-2046.

Cigarette tax, failure to pay, penalties and sanctions, see § 47-2422.

Clinical laboratories, licenses, suspension or revocation, fines and penalties, injunctions, see § 44-212.

Commercial transactions, consumer protections, administrative enforcement, see § 28-3815.

Condominiums, registration and offering, fines and penalties, see § 42-1904.17.

Construction codes, fines and penalties, see § 6-1406.

Controlled substances, regulations of manufacture, distribution and dispensing, fines and penalties, see § 48-903.09.

Cooperative associations, false reports, fines and penalties, see § 29-939.

Cooperative associations, funds, restrictions, fines and penalties, see § 29-938.

Cooperative associations, reports, false statements, fines and penalties, see § 29-934.

Cooperative associations, use of term “cooperative,” fines and penalties, see § 29-937.

Cooperative associations, violations of rules or regulations, fines and penalties, see § 29-942.01.

Corporate documents, signatures, misstatements, fines and penalties, see § 29-101.151.

Domestic stock insurance companies, fines, penalties and fees, see § 31-603.

Drainage of lots, fines and penalties, neglect, see § 8-203.

Drug manufacture and distribution, licensure, fines and penalties, see § 48-712.

Elevators, regulation of construction, repair and operation; fines and penalties, see § 1-303.44.

Employment services licensing and regulation, fines and penalties, see § 32-414.

False “closing-out sales,” penalties and prosecutions, see § 47-2106.

Fire, casualty, and marine insurance, fines and penalties, adjudication of infractions, see § 31-2502.42.

Fire, casualty and marine insurance, fines and penalties, see § 31-2502.03.

Food and drugs, adulteration, criminal sanctions, fines and penalties, see § 48-109.

Foreign corporations, appointment of agents, adjudication of infractions, see § 29-101.99.

Funeral directors, penalties, see § 3-417.

Garbage, fines and penalties, unlawful disposal of combustible refuse, see § 8-708.

Hazardous waste management, fines and penalties, see § 8-1311.

Health, accident and life insurance companies or associations, fines and penalties, see § 31-5202.

Health occupations, penalties, alternative sanctions, see § 3-1210.09.

Health-care and community residence facilities, hospice and home care agencies; licensure, fines and penalties, see § 44-509.

Health-care and community residence facilities, penalties for unauthorized release of criminal information, see § 44-553.

Hearing aid dealers and consumers, certificates of registration, grounds for revocation and suspension, see § 28-4006.

Historic landmark and historic district protection, crimes and offenses, fines and penalties, see § 6-1110.

Horse-drawn carriage trade, regulations, fines and penalties, see § 8-2012.

Human tissue banks, penalties and prosecutions, see § 7-1541.04.

Insanitary buildings, condemnation, fines and penalties, see § 6-916.

Inspections, steam boilers, fines and penalties, see § 2-114.

Inspections, plumbers and gas fitters, licensing, fines and penalties, see § 2-135.

Institutions of learning, licenses and permits, conferring of degrees, fines and penalties, see § 29-619.

Insurance, holding companies, fines and penalties, infractions, willful violations, alternative sanctions, see § 31-710.

Insurance, violations of Chapters 42 through 47 of Title 31, fines and penalties, see § 31-4601.

Insurance companies, engaging in business without authorization, penalties and fines, see § 47-2604.

Lead-based paint, abatement and control, fines and penalties, civil infractions, see § 8-115.13.

License law, auctioneers, temporary licenses, failure to account, penalties, see § 47-2808.

License law, specific provisions, fines and penalties, see § 47-2846.

Licensure, clean hands requirement, prohibition against issuance of licenses, see § 47-2862.

Licensure, non-health related occupations and professions, fines and penalties, civil alternatives, see § 47-2853.29.

Life and fire insurance, reinsurance reserves, licenses, fines and penalties, see § 31-5201.

Limited liability companies, carrying on business after issuance of proclamation, see § 29-1068.

Lottery and charitable games control board; forged, counterfeit or altered tickets, see § 3-1333.

Mattresses, violations of law, fines and penalties, see § 8-505.

Money lenders, licenses, criminal sanctions, fines and penalties, see § 26-907.

Money transmissions, fines and penalties, see § 26-1021.

Motor vehicles, installment sales, fines and penalties, see § 50-607.

Natural disaster consumer protection, fines and penalties, see § 28-4103.

Nonprofit corporations, corporate instruments, misstatements, fines and penalties, see § 29-301.109.

Nonprofit corporations, foreign corporations, failure to procure certificates of authority, fines and penalties, see § 29-301.82.

Nonprofit corporations, operations after revocation, fines and penalties, see § 29-301.87.

Outdoor signs, licenses and fees, see § 1-303.22.

Outdoor signs, publication of regulations, fines and penalties, see § 1-303.23.

Pawnbrokers, penalties for violation, see § 47-2884.16.

Pharmacies, penalties and prosecutions, see § 47-2885.20.

Phosphate cleaners, restrictions, fines and penalties, criminal violations, see § 8-107.04.

Placement of children in family homes, fines and penalties, see § 4-1408.

Prescription drug price information, enforcement, liability, fines and penalties, see § 48-804.01.

Privies, fines and penalties, see § 8-604.

Professional corporations, fines and penalties, see § 29-420.

Professional engineers, unlawful acts, see § 47-2886.14.

Public auction permits, prosecutions, see § 47-2707.

Radon contractor proficiency, fines and penalties, see § 28-4203.

Real property settlements, penalties, see § 42-2407.

Rental housing, fines and penalties, see § 42-3509.01.

Rental housing conversion and sale, certificate or registration revocation, see § 42-3405.07.

Rental housing conversion and sale, statute and rule enforcements, fines and penalties, see § 42-3405.06.

Rental of airspace, rules and regulations, fines and penalties, see § 10-1121.10.

Retail service stations, notice of violations, fines and penalties, see § 36-302.05.

Security and fire alarm systems, regulations, fines and penalties, see § 7-2811.

Unauthorized bingo games, raffles, and Monte Carlo night parties, aiding or abetting, penalties, see § 3-1332.

Underground storage tank management, notice of violations, remedies for noncompliance, see § 8-113.09.

Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 1987, fines and penalties, see § 33-211.03.

Unsafe structures, fines and penalties, tax assessments, see § 6-805.

Unsafe structures, occupancy, fines and penalties, see § 6-808.

Veterinarians, penalties, see § 3-515.

Water pollution control, fines and penalties, see § 8-103.16.

Weeds, duty of removal, fines and penalties, see § 8-301.

Weights and measures, fines and penalties, see § 37-201.32.

Youth residential facilities licensures, enforcement and penalties, see § 7-2108.

Zoning and height of buildings, permits, certificates of occupancy, fines and penalties, see § 6-641.09.

Civil infractions, appeals, costs, see § 2-1803.02.

Consumer credit service organizations, penalties, see § 28-4607.

Consumer protection agency, see § 28-3902.

Dangerous dogs, penalties for infractions, see §§ 8-1906 and 8-2204.

False representation of age, providing to minors, see § 25-1002.

Health services planning, see § 44-416.

Interstate family support, modification of child support order of another state, jurisdiction, see § 46-306.13.

Long-term care ombudsman program, see § 7-704.01.

Natural disaster consumer protection, see § 28-4103.

Solid waste management and recycling, see § 8-1060.

Tobacco smoking, infractions, fines and penalties, see § 7-1706.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4 of National Capital Revitalization Corporation and Anacostia Waterfront Corporation Freedom of Information Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-29, April 19, 2007, 54 DCR 4077).

Temporary Legislation

Section 4 of D.C. Law 17-16, in subsec. (a), substituted “Public Service Commission, the National Capital Revitalization Corporation, the Anacostia Waterfront Corporation,” for “Public Service Commission,”.

Section 6(b) of D.C. Law 17-16 provided that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.